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Saturday 11 May 1940

US date format: 5/11/1940, UK date format: 11/5/1940

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 11, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Jean Miguères and Michael Fish (fashion designer). Waterloo Bridge, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Waterloo Bridge

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, Lucile Watson, Virginia Field

Country: United States of America

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Torrid Zone

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, Andy Devine

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Flight Angels

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Virginia Bruce, Dennis Morgan, Wayne Morris, Ralph Bellamy

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I Was an Adventuress

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

Starring: Vera Zorina, Richard Greene, Erich von Stroheim, Peter Lorre

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Beyond Tomorrow

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith, Charles Winninger, Alex Melesh

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

NBC News (1940 TV Series)

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 May 1940 ?

  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
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Famous Deaths:
  • 66th Preakness: Fred A Smith aboard Bimelech wins in 1:58.6.
  • New York World's Fair reopens.

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Life magazine Beano comics

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