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Saturday 5 October 1940

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Milena Dravic and John Byrne Cooke. The Long Voyage Home, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 while For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingwa was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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The Long Voyage Home

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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Too Many Girls

Directed by: George Abbott

Starring: Lucille Ball, Richard Carlson, Ann Miller

Country: United States

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Knute Rockne All American

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Pat O'Brien, Gale Page, Ronald Reagan

Country: United States

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City for Conquest

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Frank Craven

Country: United States

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The Westerner

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Doris Davenport

Country: United States

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  • Esquire
  • Life: Wendell Wilkie
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Winston Churchill -- Sep. 30, 1940

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Books

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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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How Green Was My Valley

By: Richard Llewellyn

How Green Was My Valley is Richard Llewellyn's bestselling -- and timeless -- classic and the basis of a beloved film. As Huw Morgan is about to leave home forever, he reminisces about the golden days of his youth when ...

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Mrs. Miniver

By: Jan Struther

Mrs Miniver

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