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Monday 29 April 1940

US date format: 4/29/1940, UK date format: 29/4/1940

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 29, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Peter A Diamond and Stephanos of Tallinn . I Was an Adventuress, directed by Gregory Ratoff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

I Was an Adventuress

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

Starring: Vera Zorina, Richard Greene, Erich von Stroheim, Peter Lorre

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Beyond Tomorrow

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith, Charles Winninger, Alex Melesh

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Mad Youth

Directed by: Melville Shyer

Starring: Mary Ainslee, Betty Compson, Willy Castello, Betty Atkinson

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My Favorite Wife

Directed by: Garson Kanin

Starring: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Randolph Scott, Gail Patrick

Country: United States of America

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Saps at Sea

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Ben Turpin

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TV Series

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

NBC News (1940 TV Series)

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1940 ?

  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
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  • 1st radio broadcast of Young Dr Malone on CBS
  • Norwegian King Haakon and government flee to England.

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