1940 was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1940th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 940th year of the 2nd millennium, the 40th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1940s decade.
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The 1940s (pronounced "nineteen-forties" and commonly abbreviated as the "Forties") was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1940, and ended on December 31, 1949. Most of World War II took place in the first half of the decade, which had a profound effect on most countries and people in Europe , Asia , and elsewhere.
The year 1940 in film involved some significant events, including the premieres of the Walt Disney films Pinocchio and Fantasia Contents 1 Top-grossing films (U.S.)
The 1940 United States presidential election was the 39th quadrennial presidential election.It was held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940. The election was contested in the shadow of World War II in Europe, as the United States was emerging from the Great Depression.
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Fantasia is a 1940 American animated film produced by Walt Disney and released by Walt Disney Productions.With story direction by Joe Grant and Dick Huemer, and production supervision by Ben Sharpsteen, it is the third Disney animated feature film.
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Pinocchio is a 1940 American animated musical fantasy adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions and based on the 1883 Italian children's novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. It was the second animated feature film produced by Disney, made after the first animated success Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937).
Rebecca is a 1940 American romantic psychological thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock.It was Hitchcock's first American project, and his first film under contract with producer David O. Selznick.
Only 50 per cent of the German divisions available in 1940 were combat ready, often being more poorly equipped than their equivalents in the British and French Armies, or even as well as the German Army of 1914. In the spring of 1940, the German Army was semi-modern.
23. huhtikuuta – Vuoden 1940 kesäolympialaiset peruuntuivat lopullisesti. Helsingissä pidettäväksi aiottuihin kisoihin oli ehtinyt ilmoittautua 48 maata. 26. huhtikuuta − Hallitus päätti jatkaa sotasensuurin voimassaoloa toistaiseksi.