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Tuesday 3 September 1940

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pauline Collins and Eduardo Galeano. Boom Town, directed by Jack Conway, 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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Movies

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

Boom Town

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert

Country: United States

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Foreign Correspondent

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall

Country: United States

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The Great McGinty

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Muriel Angelus, Akim Tamiroff

Country: United States

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The Return of Frank James

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney, Jackie Cooper

Country: United States

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They Drive by Night

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: George Raft, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 September 1940 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Pauline Collins: British actress who won international acclaim for "Shirley Valentine.
  • Eduardo Galeano: Uruguayan journalist, writer and novelist.
  • Paul Loverde: American ecclesiastical, ordained a Roman Catholic priest and known for his conservative views.
  • Macha Meril: French actress born to Vladimir Gagarine, a Russian prince.
  • Felipe Pirela: Venezuelan singer, known as "El bolero singer of America.
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Facts:
  • 1st showing of high definition color TV
  • 39.4 CM rainfall at Sapulpa Oklahoma (state record)
  • Netherlands government in exile of Gerbrandy forms London
  • Sicherheits police bans Freemasons, Rotary, and Red Cross
  • US gives Britain 50 destroyers in exchange for Newfoundland base lease

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

  • Life: Dionnes Communion
  • Time: The Earl of Athlone & his wife. Governor General of Canada.
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Kitty Foyle

By: Christopher Morle

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The Nazarene

By: Sholem Asch

Nazarene

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Ernest Hemingwa

For Whom the Bell Tolls 1940 FIRST

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Stars on the Sea

By: F. van Wyck

Deals with the founding of the United States Navy during the American Revolution.

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