Friday 23 August 1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Boom Town, directed by Jack Conway, 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 ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 23 August 1940 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Tony Bill in San Diego: California, USA; actor (Sam - "What Really Happened to the Class of '65").
- Richard Sanders in Harrisburg: Pennsylvania, USA; actor (Les - WKRP, Spencer, Berrengers).
- Galen Rowell: American mountaineer and photographer (d. 2002).
- Richard Sanders: American actor and screenwriter.
- German Luftwaffe begins night bombing on London
- Queen Wilhelmina fires Premier De Geer
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