Tuesday 16 July 1940
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tony Jackson .
All This, and Heaven Too, directed by Anatole Litvak, 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 most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 16 July 1940 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
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Tony Jackson: Liverpool, England -- Rock bassist / vocalist (Searchers).
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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1940?
- Life: Rita Hayworth
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Viacheslav Molotov -- July 15, 1940
- Life: Admiral Stark
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
A poignant coming-of-age novel set in a Welsh mining town, Richard Llewellyn's How Green Was My Valley is a paean to a more innocent age, published in Penguin Modern Classics Growing up in a mining community in rural South Wales, ...
Meet Mrs. Miniver. She is the universal, heart-warming symbol of the endurable and pleasant sides of existence. Against the shadow of the present she holds up to view the everyday domesticities, the comings and goings of famioy live, and finds ...
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 16 July 1940 is such a special date for you!