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Wednesday 28 February 1940

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 28, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mario Andretti and Aldo Andretti. Too Many Husbands, directed by Wesley Ruggles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
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What the sky looked like on 28 February 1940

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Movies

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Too Many Husbands

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

Starring: Jean Arthur, Fred MacMurray, Melvyn Douglas, Harry Davenport

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The House of the Seven Gables

Directed by: Joe May

Starring: George Sanders, Margaret Lindsay, Vincent Price, Dick Foran

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Charlie Chan in Panama

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Sidney Toler, Jean Rogers, Lionel Atwill, Mary Nash

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Knights of the Range

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: Russell Hayden, Victor Jory, Jean Parker, Morris Ankrum

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Castle on the Hudson

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: John Garfield, Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, Burgess Meredith

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TV Series

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

NBC News (1940 TV Series)

Down on the Farm

Starring: A.G. Street

Vanity Fair

Directed by: nbcu

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 February 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
  • Saint Romanus (died 463)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mario Andretti: Italian-American auto racer along with his twin brother Aldo.
  • Aldo Andretti: Italian-American auto racer who began his career in 1956 with his identical twin brother, Mario.
  • Joe South: Atlanta, Georgia -- Guitarist / songwriter / singer (Games People Play).
  • Joe South in Atlanta: Georgia, USA; guitarist/songwriter/singer ("Games People Play").
  • Barry Fantoni: English astrologer author and illustrator.
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Facts:
  • 1st televised basketball game (University of Pittsburgh beats Fordham University, 50-37)
  • US population at 131,669,275 (12,865,518 blacks (9.8%))
  • Basketball is televised for the first time (Fordham University vs. the University of Pittsburgh in Madison Square Garden).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 28, 1940 - Geocentric view

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