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Wednesday 1 May 1940

US date format: 5/1/1940, UK date format: 1/5/1940

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 1, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Elana Eden and Elsa Peretti. I Was an Adventuress, directed by Gregory Ratoff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
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What the sky looked like on 1 May 1940

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

I Was an Adventuress

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

Starring: Vera Zorina, Richard Greene, Erich von Stroheim, Peter Lorre

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Beyond Tomorrow

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith, Charles Winninger, Alex Melesh

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Mad Youth

Directed by: Melville Shyer

Starring: Mary Ainslee, Betty Compson, Willy Castello, Betty Atkinson

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My Favorite Wife

Directed by: Garson Kanin

Starring: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Randolph Scott, Gail Patrick

Country: United States of America

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Saps at Sea

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Ben Turpin

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TV Series

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

NBC News (1940 TV Series)

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The 1940 Olympics are cancelled.
  • 140 Palestinian Jews die as German planes bomb their ship.
  • The 1940 Summer Olympics are cancelled due to war.

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Planetary positions on May 01, 1940 - Geocentric view

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