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Sunday 29 September 1940

US date format: 9/29/1940, UK date format: 29/9/1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on September 29, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Knapp and Mike Eischeid. Under Texas Skies, directed by George Sherman, 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 ?

Under Texas Skies

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Robert Livingston, Bob Steele, Rufe Davis, Lois Ranson

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Dreaming Out Loud

Directed by: Harold Young

Starring: Chester Lauck, Norris Goff, Frances Langford, Frank Craven

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The Ape

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Boris Karloff, Maris Wrixon, Gene O'Donnell, Dorothy Vaughan

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Strike Up the Band

Directed by: Busby Berkeley

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Paul Whiteman and Orchestra, June Preisser

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That Gang of Mine

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Bobby Jordan, Leo Gorcey, Clarence Muse, Dave O'Brien

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 September 1940 ?

  • Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
  • England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
  • Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
  • French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jimmy Knapp: Scottish Union leader, the General Secretary of the National Union of Railwaymen.
  • John Dawes: Rugby coach.
  • Mike Eischeid: NFL punter (Oakland Raiders).
  • Nicola Di Bari: Italian singer-songwriter and actor, considered one of the "sacred monsters" of Italian pop music.
  • Brute Force: American singer-songwriter.
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  • Double or Nothing, a radio quiz show, 1st heard on Mutual Radio Net
  • Strike Up Band, opens
  • 1st US Merchant ship Booker T Washington commanded by a black captain (Hugh Mulzac) launched at Wilmington, Delaware

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Planetary positions on September 29, 1940 - Geocentric view

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