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Sunday 6 October 1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Boris Dmitriyevich Andreyev and Wyche Fowler Jr. The Long Voyage Home, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 while The Nazarene by Sholem Asch was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Zoological Gardens opens on Sloat and Skyline in San Francisco

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Magazine Covers

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

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

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Books

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

The Nazarene

By: Sholem Asch

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Kitty Foyle

By: Christopher Morle

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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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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Ernest Hemingwa

For Whom the Bell Tolls 1940 FIRST

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