Thursday 4 April 1940
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe, directed by Ford Beebe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
- Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
- Lesotho - Heroes' Day
- Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- World Rat Day
- Saint Isidore of Seville, patron saint of the internauts
- International Day for Landmine Awareness and Assistance
- Bijan: Iran -- Mens apparel designer (Beverly Hills, NYC, London).
- Robby Mueller: Cinematographer (Breaking the Waves, Dead Man, Korczak).
- Vladimir Timofeyevich Isakov: Russia -- Cosmonaut.
- Richard Attwood: English race car driver.
- Sharon Sheeley: American singer-songwriter (d. 2002).
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