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Tuesday 1 October 1940

US date format: 10/1/1940, UK date format: 1/10/1940

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 1, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Luc Bideau and Richard Corben. The Long Voyage Home, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Long Voyage Home

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter, Ward Bond

Country: United States of America

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Third Finger, Left Hand

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Raymond Walburn, Lee Bowman

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Down Argentine Way

Directed by: Irving Cummings

Starring: Don Ameche, Betty Grable, Carmen Miranda, Charlotte Greenwood

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Too Many Girls

Directed by: George Abbott

Starring: Lucille Ball, Richard Carlson, Ann Miller, Eddie Bracken

Country: United States of America

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Drums of the Desert

Directed by: George Waggner

Starring: Ralph Byrd, Lorna Gray, George Lynn, Willy Castello

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1940 ?

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
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  • Pennsylvania Turnpike, pioneer toll thruway, opens.
  • The Pennsylvania Turnpike, often considered the first superhighway in the United States, opens to traffic.

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