Monday 29 January 1940
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Katharine Ross and Kunimitsu Takahashi.
The Fighting 69th, directed by William Keighley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
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- Katharine Ross: American actress.
- Kunimitsu Takahashi: Japanese motorcycle racer and race car driver.
- Three trains on the Sakurajima Line, in Osaka, Japan, collide and explode while approaching Ajikawaguchi Station. 181 people are killed.
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