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Wednesday 27 November 1940

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on November 27, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bruce Lee and Antonio Tarzia. The Philadelphia Story, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Gabby.
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Movies

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The Philadelphia Story

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey

Country: United States

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Go West

Directed by: Edward Buzzell

Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, John Carroll

Country: United States

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The Son of Monte Cristo

Directed by: Rowland V. Lee

Starring: Louis Hayward, Joan Bennett, George Sanders, Florence Bates

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Spare a Copper

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Starring: George Formby, Dorothy Hyson, George Merritt, John Warwick

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Remedy for Riches

Directed by: Erle C. Kenton

Starring: Jean Hersholt, Dorothy Lovett, Edgar Kennedy, Maude Eburne

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TV Series

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

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Bruce Lee: Chinese-American actor and martial arts expert who portrayed heroism and grace in movies featuring his martial arts.
  • Antonio Tarzia: Italian ecclesiastic, a Roman Catholic priest who was the manager and editor of the newspaper "Edizioni Paoline.
  • Bruce Lee in San Francisco: California, USA; karate star/actor (Green Hornet).
  • John Alderton: Gainsborough, England -- Actor (Zardoz).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Nicolae Iorga: Romanian historian and politician 34th Prime Minister of Romania (d. 1940).
Facts:
  • 6th Heisman Trophy Award: Tom Harmon, Michigan (HB)
  • Nazis signs Technical Hague court Delft
  • World War II: At the Battle of Cape Spartivento, the Royal Navy engages the Regia Marina in the Mediterranean Sea.

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