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Friday 2 February 1940

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Thomas M[ichael] Disch and Alan "Tea". My Little Chickadee, directed by Edward F. Cline, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 while Kitty Foyle by Christopher Morle was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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Movies

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

My Little Chickadee

Directed by: Edward F. Cline

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

Country: United States

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Swiss Family Robinson

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: Thomas Mitchell, Edna Best, Freddie Bartholomew

Country: United States

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Pinocchio

Directed by: Norman Ferguson

Starring: Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc

Country: United States

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The Fighting 69th

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, George Brent

Country: United States

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The Grapes of Wrath

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
  • Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Thomas M[ichael] Disch: United States -- Sci-fi author (Genocides, 102 H-Bombs).
  • Alan "Tea": Caddy; rock guitarist (Tornados - "Globetrotter").
  • David Jason: British comedy actor on the TV series "Open All Hours" and "Only Fools and Horses.
  • Brenda Kerrigan: American noted family and mother of skating champ, Nancy Kerrigan.
  • Alan Caddy: English guitarist and producer (d. 2000).
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Facts:
  • Vsevolod Meyerhold is executed in the Soviet Union on charges of treason and espionage. He is cleared of all charges 15 years later in the first waves of de-Stalinization

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  • Esquire
  • Life: Lana Turner
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert A. Taft -- Jan. 29, 1940

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Books

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Kitty Foyle

By: Christopher Morle

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Ernest Hemingwa

For Whom the Bell Tolls 1940 FIRST

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The Nazarene

By: Sholem Asch

Nazarene

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Mrs. Miniver

By: Jan Struther

Mrs Miniver

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