Monday 12 August 1940
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Foreign Correspondent, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 12 August 1940 ?
- Alexander Yossifov: Composer.
- Michael Brunson: TV reporter / newscaster / actor (Never Say Die).
- Eddie Barlow: South African cricketer and coach (d. 2005).
- Gary Hollis: American announcer for a classical music station, KMOZART for more than ten years, a TV and film actor and cruise ship entertainer.
- Jacques Campagne: French homicide; killed his mistress 10/03/1985, Armentieres, France.
- Luftwaffe bombs British radar stations, loses 31 aircrafts
- Netherlands starts rationing textile
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