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Friday 19 January 1940

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 19, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mary Mills and Barend J. The Grapes of Wrath, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Down on the Farm.
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What the sky looked like on 19 January 1940

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Movies

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

The Grapes of Wrath

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin

Country: United States

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Abe Lincoln in Illinois

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart, Ruth Gordon, Mary Howard

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The Stars Look Down

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Michael Redgrave, Margaret Lockwood, Edward Rigby, Emlyn Williams

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The Fighting 69th

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, George Brent, Jeffrey Lynn

Country: United States

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The Blue Bird

Directed by: Walter Lang

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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 19 January 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
  • Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
  • St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 19, 1940 - Geocentric view

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