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Thursday 1 February 1940

US date format: 2/1/1940, UK date format: 1/2/1940

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 1, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Marie Périer and Bibi Besch. Broadway Melody of 1940, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Down on the Farm.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Broadway Melody of 1940

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Frank Morgan

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My Little Chickadee

Directed by: Edward F. Cline

Starring: Mae West, W.C. Fields, Joseph Calleia, Dick Foran

Country: United States of America

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Swiss Family Robinson

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: Thomas Mitchell, Edna Best, Freddie Bartholomew, Terry Kilburn

Country: United States of America

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Vigil in the Night

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Carole Lombard, Anne Shirley, Brian Aherne, Julien Mitchell

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East Side Kids

Directed by: Robert F. Hill

Starring: Leon Ames, Dennis Moore, Joyce Bryant, Hal E. Chester

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TV Series

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

Down on the Farm

Starring: A.G. Street

Vanity Fair

Directed by: nbcu

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
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Facts:
  • Russia begins new offensive against Finland.
  • WWII: Winter War ampndash Russian forces launch a major assault on Finnish troops occupying the Karelian Isthmus.

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Planetary positions on February 01, 1940 - Geocentric view

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