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Sunday 7 January 1940, Orthodox Christmas

US date format: 1/7/1940, UK date format: 7/1/1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 7, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include William Elgin Swinton and Claude Andreuzza. The Shop Around the Corner, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, 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 ?

The Shop Around the Corner

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut

Country: United States of America

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His Girl Friday

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart

Country: United States of America

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The Invisible Man Returns

Directed by: Joe May

Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, Nan Grey, John Sutton

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Mexican Spitfire

Directed by: Leslie Goodwins

Starring: Lupe Velez, Leon Errol, Donald Woods, Linda Hayes

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Which were the important events of 7 January 1940 ?

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
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