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Sunday 17 November 1940

US date format: 11/17/1940, UK date format: 17/11/1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 17, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Hayward and Luke Kelly. Little Nellie Kelly, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Gabby.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Little Nellie Kelly

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Judy Garland, George Murphy, Charles Winninger, Douglas McPhail

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Phantom of Chinatown

Directed by: Phil Rosen

Starring: Keye Luke, Lotus Long, Grant Withers, Charles Miller

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You'll Find Out

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Kay Kyser, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi

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The Letter

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson, Frieda Inescort

Country: United States of America

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Three Men from Texas

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Andy Clyde, Morris Ankrum

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Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Green Bay Packers become first NFL team to travel by plane.

Sport Games on 17 November 1940

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Washington Redskins : 3 - 7
  • Cleveland Rams - Brooklyn Dodgers : 14 - 29
  • Detroit Lions - Philadelphia Eagles : 21 - 0
  • Green Bay Packers - New York Giants : 3 - 7
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Planetary positions on November 17, 1940 - Geocentric view

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