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Wednesday 25 December 1940, Christmas

US date format: 12/25/1940, UK date format: 25/12/1940

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 25, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frans Moor and Peter Brown. Hudson's Bay, directed by Irving Pichel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Tom and Jerry.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Hudson's Bay

Directed by: Irving Pichel

Starring: Paul Muni, Gene Tierney, Laird Cregar, John Sutton

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Kitty Foyle

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Dennis Morgan, James Craig, Eduardo Ciannelli

Country: United States of America

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Her First Romance

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Edith Fellows, Wilbur Evans, Julie Bishop, Alan Ladd

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Chad Hanna

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour, Linda Darnell, Guy Kibbee

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The Invisible Woman

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: Virginia Bruce, John Barrymore, John Howard, Charles Ruggles

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TV Series

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

Tom and Jerry


Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 December 1940 ?

  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Agnes Ayres: Actress (Johnny Belinda, Sheik), dies at...
  • Bradman out 1st ball for South Africa vs. Victoria before 6213
  • Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Harts Pal Joey, premieres in New York City

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