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Friday 29 March 1940

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Raymond Davis and Ray Davis. One Million B.C., directed by Hal Roach Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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TV Series

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NBC News (1940 TV Series)

Movies

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

One Million B.C.

Directed by: Hal Roach Jr.

Starring: Victor Mature, Carole Landis, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: United States

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Dark Command

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Claire Trevor, John Wayne, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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Rebecca

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Primrose Path

Directed by: Gregory LaCava

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Joel McCrea, Marjorie Rambeau

Country: United States

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Virginia City

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Miriam Hopkins, Randolph Scott

Country: United States

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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
  • Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Raymond Davis: American rock vocalist (Funkadelic - "Knee Deep").
  • Ray Davis: American singer (The Parliaments Parliament and Funkadelic) (d. 2005).
  • Astrud Gilberto: Brazilian singer-songwriter.
  • John Suchet: English journalist and game show host.
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Facts:
  • Joe Louis knocks out Johnny Paycheck in two rounds to retain heavyweight boxing title.

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Magazine Covers

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  • Life: Sir Neville Henderson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Eamon de Valera -- Mar. 25, 1940
  • Life: Chorus girl

Books

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How Green Was My Valley

By: Richard Llewellyn

How Green Was My Valley is Richard Llewellyn's bestselling -- and timeless -- classic and the basis of a beloved film. As Huw Morgan is about to leave home forever, he reminisces about the golden days of his youth when ...

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Kitty Foyle

By: Christopher Morle

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Mrs. Miniver

By: Jan Struther

As a best-selling book and an Academy Award-winning movie. Mrs. Miniver's adventures have charmed millions. This edition, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the book's orginal publication in the U.S.,

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Ernest Hemingwa

For Whom the Bell Tolls 1940 FIRST

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