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Thursday 28 November 1940

1940-11-28

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Thief of Bagdad, directed by Ludwig Berger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Thief of Bagdad

Directed by: Ludwig Berger

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez

Country: United States

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The Bank Dick

Directed by: Edward F. Cline

Starring: W.C. Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel

Country: United States

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The Letter

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson

Country: United States

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Fantasia

Directed by: Leopold Stokowski

Starring: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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The Mark of Zorro

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 November 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day - Ascension of `Abdu'l-Bah�
  • Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii: Feast of the Holy Sovereigns in honor of the founders of the Anglican Church of Hawaii
  • Albania - Albanian Independence day (from Turkey, 1912); also known as Albanian Flag Day due to other National events that correspond to this day
  • Mauritania - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bruce Channel: American singer-songwriter.
  • Paul Schell: Hungarian nobility (Schell von Bauschlott), married to German singer Hildegard Knef as her third and last husband.
  • Clem Curtis: Rocker.
See other famous people born on 28 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Nicolae Iorga: Author / President of Romania, murdered by fascist.
Facts:
  • Cleveringa arrested by Nazis

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1940 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Scrub Me, Mama, With a Boogie Beat - Will Bradley & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1940?

  • Life: Fur coat
  • Time: Novelist
  • Life: Roosevelt wins third term

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

How Green Was My Valley

By: Richard Llewellyn

How Green Was My Valley is Richard Llewellyn's bestselling -- and timeless -- classic and the basis of a beloved film. As Huw Morgan is about to leave home forever, he reminisces about the golden days of his youth when ...

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Kitty Foyle

By: Christopher Morle

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Mrs. Miniver

By: Jan Struther

As a best-selling book and an Academy Award-winning movie. Mrs. Miniver's adventures have charmed millions. This edition, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the book's orginal publication in the U.S.,

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Ernest Hemingwa

For Whom the Bell Tolls 1940 FIRST

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