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Wednesday 31 January 1940

US date format: 1/31/1940, UK date format: 31/1/1940

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 31, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Jessica Walter and Jessica Walter in Brooklyn. Broadway Melody of 1940, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Down on the Farm.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Broadway Melody of 1940

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Frank Morgan

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My Little Chickadee

Directed by: Edward F. Cline

Starring: Mae West, W.C. Fields, Joseph Calleia, Dick Foran

Country: United States of America

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Swiss Family Robinson

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: Thomas Mitchell, Edna Best, Freddie Bartholomew, Terry Kilburn

Country: United States of America

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Vigil in the Night

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Carole Lombard, Anne Shirley, Brian Aherne, Julien Mitchell

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East Side Kids

Directed by: Robert F. Hill

Starring: Leon Ames, Dennis Moore, Joyce Bryant, Hal E. Chester

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Down on the Farm

Starring: A.G. Street

Vanity Fair

Directed by: nbcu

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 1940 ?

  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
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  • 40 U-boats sunk this month (111,000 ton)

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