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Tuesday 23 April 1940

US date format: 4/23/1940, UK date format: 23/4/1940

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 23, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Richard Monaco and Willie Herenton. My Favorite Wife, directed by Garson Kanin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

My Favorite Wife

Directed by: Garson Kanin

Starring: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Randolph Scott, Gail Patrick

Country: United States of America

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Saps at Sea

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Ben Turpin

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Ein Robinson

Directed by: Arnold Fanck

Starring: Herbert A.E. Böhme, Marieluise Claudius, Claus Clausen, Oscar Marion

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Two Girls on Broadway

Directed by: S. Sylvan Simon

Starring: Lana Turner, Joan Blondell, George Murphy, Kent Taylor

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Terry and the Pirates

Directed by: James W. Horne

Starring: William Tracy, Jeff York, Joyce Bryant, Allen Jung

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

NBC News (1940 TV Series)

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 1940 ?

  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
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  • New York Yankees dedicate a plaque to Jacob Rupert.
  • The Rhythm Night Club fire at a dance hall in Natchez, Mississippi, kills 198 people.

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