Wednesday 28 August 1940
It was Wednesday, 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
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- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Philippe Léotard: French actor, poet, and singer.
- Nik Turner: English musician (Hawkwind).
- William S Cohen: (Sen-R-Maine, 1979- ).
- Roger Pingeon: French professional road cyclist racer (1964-74), the unexpected winner of the 1967 Tour de France.
- William Cohen: American lawyer and politician 20th United States Secretary of Defense.
- Ken Jenkins: American actor
- Gloria Leonard: American porn actress and publisher (d. 2014)
- Jean-Charles Sacotte: French judge, who served as president of the Court of Appeal and as Technical and Government Advisor for Finance and Economy in the delegation of Monaco to the United Nations Human Rights Committee.
- French colonies Cameroon / Congo-Brazzaville support General De Gaulle
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