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Monday 5 February 1940

US date format: 2/5/1940, UK date format: 5/2/1940

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 5, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include H R Giger and HR Giger. Castle on the Hudson, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Down on the Farm.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Castle on the Hudson

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: John Garfield, Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, Burgess Meredith

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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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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

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  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
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  • Gen Winckelman replaces General Reijnders as Dutch Supreme Commander
  • Glenn Miller and his Orchestra record Tuxedo Junction

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