Friday March 29, 1940

US date format: 3/29/1940, UK date format: 29/3/1940

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 29, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Allan Botschinsky and Richard Bucher. Dark Command, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Bertold (d.1179)
  • Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
  • St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
  • St. Eustace
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Events

  • Joe Louis knocks out Johnny Paycheck in two rounds to retain heavyweight boxing title.

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Movies

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Dark Command

Dark Command

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Claire Trevor, John Wayne, Walter Pidgeon, Roy Rogers

Country: United States of America

Star Dust

Star Dust

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Linda Darnell, John Payne, Roland Young, Charlotte Greenwood

It All Came True

It All Came True

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Ann Sheridan, Humphrey Bogart, Jeffrey Lynn, Zasu Pitts

Crimes at the Dark House

Crimes at the Dark House

Directed by: George King

Starring: Tod Slaughter, Sylvia Marriott, Hilary Eaves, Geoffrey Wardwell

Son of Ingagi

Son of Ingagi

Directed by: Richard C. Kahn

Starring: Zack Williams, Laura Bowman, Alfred Grant, Daisy Bufford

TV Series

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NBC News (1940 TV Series)

NBC News (1940 TV Series)

Down on the Farm

Down on the Farm

Starring: A.G. Street

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

Directed by: nbcu

Days to next March 29

If March 29, 1940 is your birthday you're 80 years, 4 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 14 days.
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