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Sunday 14 January 1940

US date format: 1/14/1940, UK date format: 14/1/1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 14, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Julian Bond and Nicky Buchwald. The Blue Bird, directed by Walter Lang, 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 Blue Bird

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Shirley Temple, Spring Byington, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard

Country: United States of America

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Congo Maisie

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Starring: Ann Sothern, John Carroll, Rita Johnson, Shepperd Strudwick

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The Fatal Hour

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds, Grant Withers, Charles Trowbridge

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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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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 14 January 1940 ?

  • Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
  • Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
  • Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
  • New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
  • Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
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  • Commissioner Kenesaw Landis gives free agency to 91 Detroit Tigers.
  • NFL Pro Bowl: Green Bay Packers beat NFL All-Stars 16-7.

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