Sunday 20 October 1940
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
North West Mounted Police, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 20 October 1940 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Jean Clair: French essayist, polemicist, art historian, art conservator, and member of the Académie française since May 2008.
- Claudio Pieri: Italian soccer umpire.
- André Santini: French politician, the mayor of Issy-les-Moulineaux, Hauts-de-Seine.
- Nikita Mandryka: French cartoonist of Russian origin.
- Kathy Kirby: English singer (d. 2011).
- Robert Pinsky: American poet and Poet Laureate of the United States
- Gunnar Asplund: Swedish architect and academic designed the Stockholm Public Library (d. 1940).
- Cheese rationed in the Netherlands
- Greenhouse rationing begins in the Netherlands
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1940 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Ferry Boat Serenade - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
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