Friday 9 February 1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
A Chump at Oxford, directed by Alfred Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 February 1940 ?
- Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
- Saint Ansbert of Rouen
- Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
- Brian Bennett: English drummer and songwriter (The Shadows).
- Hubert Burda: German art historian and publisher.
- Ronnie Claire Edwards in Oklahoma City: Oklahoma, USA; actress (Corabeth - The Waltons, Eight Seconds, Sweet Bird of Youth).
- J Coetzee: South African novelist, essayist, linguist, translator and recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature.
- Brian Bennett in London: England; rock drummer (Shadows).
- Joe Louis beats Arturo Godoy in 15 rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
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