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Thursday 31 October 1940, Halloween

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 31, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pierre-André Wiltzer and Craig Rodwell. Bitter Sweet, directed by W.S. Van Dyke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Gabby.
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What the sky looked like on 31 October 1940

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bitter Sweet

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, George Sanders, Ian Hunter

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Li'l Abner

Directed by: Albert S. Rogell

Starring: Jeff York, Martha O'Driscoll, Mona Ray, Johnnie Morris

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The Mark of Zorro

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Basil Rathbone, Gale Sondergaard

Country: United States

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Escape

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Norma Shearer, Robert Taylor, Conrad Veidt, Alla Nazimova

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Christmas in July

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Raymond Walburn, Alexander Carr

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pierre-André Wiltzer: French politician, a member of the Union for French Democracy and the Union for a Popular Movement, he was Minister of Cooperation, MP of the fourth district of Essonne, regional councilor for Ile-de-France and mayor of Longjumeau.
  • Craig Rodwell: American businessman and activist founded the Oscar Wilde Bookshop (d. 1993).
  • Judith Wilcox: Baroness Wilcox English businesswoman and politician.
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Facts:
  • 63 U-boats sunk this month (325,000 ton)
  • Battle of Britain: Germany and Britair control of English Channel, ends
  • Deadline for Warsaw Jews to move into the Warsaw Ghetto.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 31, 1940 - Geocentric view

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