Tuesday 15 October 1940
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mariolina Cannuli and Tommy Bishop.
North West Mounted Police, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching Gabby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 15 October 1940 ?
- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Mariolina Cannuli: Italian TV announcer, TV presenter and actress on RAI (Radiotelevisione italiana) from the 1960s to the 1990s.
- Tommy Bishop: English rugby player and coach.
- Peter Doherty: Australian surgeon and immunologist Nobel Prize laureate.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1940 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?