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Wednesday 29 May 1940

US date format: 5/29/1940, UK date format: 29/5/1940

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 29, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Taiho Koki and Taihō Kōki. The Ghost Breakers, directed by George Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Ghost Breakers

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Richard Carlson, Paul Lukas

Country: United States of America

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Brother Orchid

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sothern, Donald Crisp

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Susan and God

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Joan Crawford, Fredric March, Ruth Hussey, John Carroll

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Lightning Strikes West

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

Starring: Ken Maynard, Claire Rochelle, Bob Terry, Michael Vallon

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Bad Man from Red Butte

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Johnny Mack Brown, Bob Baker, Fuzzy Knight, Anne Gwynne

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 May 1940 ?

  • Nigeria: Democracy Day.
  • Saint Theodosia
  • Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
  • United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
  • Venezuela: Tree Day.
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  • In WWII, Germans capture Ostend andYpres in Belgium andLille in France
  • Adolf Kiefer swims world record 100 yards backstroke (58.8 seconds).
  • Arthur Seyss-Inquart installed as Reich Commissioner of Hague Netherlands.
  • The Vought XF4U-1, prototype of the F4U Corsair U.S. fighter later used in WWII, makes its first flight.
  • The Holocaust: Franz Rademacher proposes the Madagascar Plan.

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