Friday February 16, 1940

US date format: 2/16/1940, UK date format: 16/2/1940

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 16, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Karoli Ruth Needles and Hannelore Schmatz. Charlie Chan in Panama, directed by Norman Foster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
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Movies

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Charlie Chan in Panama

Charlie Chan in Panama

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Sidney Toler, Jean Rogers, Lionel Atwill, Mary Nash

Knights of the Range

Knights of the Range

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: Russell Hayden, Victor Jory, Jean Parker, Morris Ankrum

Castle on the Hudson

Castle on the Hudson

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: John Garfield, Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, Burgess Meredith

Broadway Melody of 1940

Broadway Melody of 1940

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Frank Morgan

My Little Chickadee

My Little Chickadee

Directed by: Edward F. Cline

Starring: Mae West, W.C. Fields, Joseph Calleia, Dick Foran

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 16, 1940?


Holidays

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
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Events

  • British search plane finds German Altmark off Norway

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TV Series

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NBC News (1940 TV Series)

NBC News (1940 TV Series)

Down on the Farm

Down on the Farm

Starring: A.G. Street

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

Directed by: nbcu

Magazine Covers

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