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Tuesday 29 October 1940

1940-10-29

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Mark of Zorro, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Movies

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

The Mark of Zorro

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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North West Mounted Police

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Gary Cooper, Madeleine Carroll, Paulette Goddard

Country: United States

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Christmas in July

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Raymond Walburn

Country: United States

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The Great Dictator

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie

Country: United States

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The Long Voyage Home

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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 29 October 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
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Facts:
  • Secretary of War Henry L Stimson draws first number (158) in first peacetime military draft in US history.
  • The Selective Service System lottery is held in Washington, D.C..
  • November ndash In Cambodia the Khmer Issarak is formed to overthrow the French Army within the nation.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: US Navy
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ethel Merman -- Oct. 28, 1940
  • Life: Sweater season

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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