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Sunday 29 December 1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brigitte Kronauer and Ed Buce. The Reluctant Dragon, directed by Alfred L. Werker, 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 Men at Work.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Men at Work

Country: United States

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Men at Work

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Men at Work

Country: United States

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Men at Work

Country: United States

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Men at Work

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Reluctant Dragon

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Robert Benchley, Frances Gifford, Buddy Pepper

Country: United States

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Night Train to Munich

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Margaret Lockwood, Rex Harrison, Paul Henreid

Country: United States

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Kitty Foyle

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Dennis Morgan, James Craig

Country: United States

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The Philadelphia Story

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart

Country: United States

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Santa Fe Trail

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Germany begins dropping incendiary bombs on London, England.
  • NFL Pro Bowl: Chicago Bears beats NFL All-Stars 28-14.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1940 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Yes, My Darling Daughter - Dinah Shore

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Party season
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Martin Neimoller -- Dec. 23, 1940
  • Life: Greek soldier

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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The Nazarene

By: Sholem Asch

Nazarene

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Kitty Foyle

By: Christopher Morle

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Ernest Hemingwa

For Whom the Bell Tolls 1940 FIRST

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