Tuesday 6 February 1940
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
My Little Chickadee, directed by Edward F. Cline, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
- Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
- Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
- Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
- Saint Vedastus (+540)
- Saint Dorothea, patron saint of florists
- Saint Paul Miki
- Axel Harvey: Canadian astrologer and editor of "Considerations.
- Petr Hájek: Czech mathematician and academic.
- Jim Haynie: American film and television actor, who had a recurring role as Lemuel Becket in the first and third season of the FX series "Justified.
- Waltraut Fuhrmann: German educator and professional astrologer, a certified member of Deutscher Astrologenverband-DAV and OEAG (Austrian Society of Astrologers).
- Petr Hajek: Czech mathematician.
- Tom Brokaw: American broadcast journalist and writer, formerly the anchorman of NBC's Nightly News and one-time host of NBC's "Today" show. A self-described political junkie, he earned a degree in political science in 1962, the same year in which he began news casting. Brokaw worked up to multi-million-dollar contracts by the '80s. Boyishly handsome, he is the youngest of three network anchormen with Peter Jennings three years older and Dan Rather eight years older.
- Jimmy Tarbuck: British comedian, popular for his TV show and standup gigs. (Tarbuck made his TV debut in 1963 with popularity and great success in the 70's.)
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