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Tuesday 12 March 1940

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 12, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Al Jarreau and MA Numminen. Rebecca, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 March 1940

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Rebecca

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

Country: United States

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Band Waggon

Directed by: Marcel Varnel

Starring: Arthur Askey, Jack Hylton and His Band, Richard Murdoch, Pat Kirkwood

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Midnight Limited

Directed by: Howard Bretherton

Starring: John 'Dusty' King, Marjorie Reynolds, George Cleveland, Edward Keane

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Pioneers of the West

Directed by: Lester Orlebeck

Starring: Robert Livingston, Raymond Hatton, Duncan Renaldo, Noah Beery

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Road to Singapore

Directed by: Victor Schertzinger

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Charles Coburn

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TV Series

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

NBC News (1940 TV Series)

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 12 March 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
  • Mauritius - National Day.
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Facts:
  • Finland surrenders to Russia during WWII, gives Karelische Isthmus
  • Winter War: Finland signs the Moscow Peace Treaty with the Soviet Union, ceding almost all of Finnish Karelia. Finnish troops and the remaining population are immediately evacuated.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 12, 1940 - Geocentric view

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