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Saturday 24 February 1940

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Theo Bosch and Peter Duel. The Baker's Wife, directed by Marcel Pagnol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 while The Nazarene by Sholem Asch was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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Movies

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The Baker's Wife

Directed by: Marcel Pagnol

Starring: Raimu, Ginette Leclerc, Fernand Charpin

Country: United States

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'Northwest Passage' (Book I -- Rogers' Rangers)

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan

Country: United States

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La Bête Humaine

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Jean Gabin, Julien Carette, Simone Simon

Country: United States

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A Chump at Oxford

Directed by: Alfred Goulding

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Forrester Harvey

Country: United States

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My Little Chickadee

Directed by: Edward F. Cline

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
  • Theo Bosch: Dutch humanist / architect (Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam).
  • Peter Duel: American stage, television, and film actor, best known for his role as outlaw Hannibal Heyes (alias Joshua Smith) in the television series "Alias Smith and Jones.
  • Jimmy Ellis: WBA heavyweight boxing champion (1968-70).
  • Maria Gabriella : Savoyard princess and noted historian of Italy.
  • Guy Périllat: French skier.
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Facts:
  • Frances Langford records When You Wish Upon a Star

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Books

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The Nazarene

By: Sholem Asch

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Kitty Foyle

By: Christopher Morle

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Stars on the Sea

By: F. van Wyck

Deals with the founding of the United States Navy during the American Revolution.

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Mrs. Miniver

By: Jan Struther

Mrs Miniver

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