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Wednesday 24 July 1940

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carroll A Campbell Jr and Stanley Hauerwas. Le Jour se Leve, directed by Marcel Carn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Le Jour se Leve

Directed by: Marcel Carn

Starring: Jean Gabin, Jacqueline Laurent, Arletty

Country: United States

They Drive by Night

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: George Raft, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan

Country: United States

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Pride and Prejudice

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Greer Garson, Laurence Olivier, Edward Ashley

Country: United States

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All This, and Heaven Too

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Bette Davis, Charles Boyer, Jeffrey Lynn

Country: United States

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The Sea Hawk

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Claude Rains

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 July 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
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Facts:
  • 1st illegal Newsletter of Pieter It Hen publishes in the Netherlands
  • Linthorst Homan, de Quay and Einthoven forms Dutch Union

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1940?

  • Life: US tank commander
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Prince Konoye -- July 22, 1940
  • Life: Rita Hayworth

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Mrs. Miniver

By: Jan Struther

As a best-selling book and an Academy Award-winning movie. Mrs. Miniver's adventures have charmed millions. This edition, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the book's orginal publication in the U.S.,

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How Green Was My Valley

By: Richard Llewellyn

How Green Was My Valley is Richard Llewellyn's bestselling -- and timeless -- classic and the basis of a beloved film. As Huw Morgan is about to leave home forever, he reminisces about the golden days of his youth when ...

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Kitty Foyle

By: Christopher Morle

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Ernest Hemingwa

For Whom the Bell Tolls 1940 FIRST

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