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Sunday 11 February 1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 11, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Garth Carpenter and Kathy Ford. 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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Movies

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

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Swiss Family Robinson

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: Thomas Mitchell, Edna Best, Freddie Bartholomew, Terry Kilburn

Country: United States

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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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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 11 February 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • World Day of the Sick.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
  • National Youth Day in Cameroon.
  • Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Garth Carpenter: British-born New Zealander, professional astrologer, and author of astrology books who researched astrological themes for his postgraduate theses.
  • Kathy Ford: American heiress, widowed with the death of Henry Ford II, 70, who died of pneumonia on 9/29/1987.
  • Calvin Fowler: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- Basketball player (1968 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Anne Gregg: Irish popular writer and TV anchorwoman for "Holiday.
  • Mick Staton: American soldier and politician (d. 2014).
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Buchan: first Baron Tweedsmuir, Governor-General of Canada (1935-40), dies.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 11, 1940 - Geocentric view

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