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Monday 28 October 1940

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gennadi Mikhailovich Strekalov and Don Newman. The Mark of Zorro, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 while Stars on the Sea by F. van Wyck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gabby.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Mark of Zorro

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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North West Mounted Police

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Gary Cooper, Madeleine Carroll, Paulette Goddard

Country: United States

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Christmas in July

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Raymond Walburn

Country: United States

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The Great Dictator

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie

Country: United States

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The Long Voyage Home

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 October 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Meeting between Hitler and Mussolini in Florence

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: US Navy
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ethel Merman -- Oct. 28, 1940
  • Life: Sweater season

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Books

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

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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Kitty Foyle

By: Christopher Morle

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Mrs. Miniver

By: Jan Struther

Mrs Miniver

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Ernest Hemingwa

For Whom the Bell Tolls 1940 FIRST

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