Thursday August 01, 1940

US date format: 8/1/1940, UK date format: 1/8/1940

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 1, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Linda Marshall and Co Hoedeman. The Return of Frank James, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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The Return of Frank James

The Return of Frank James

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney, Jackie Cooper, Henry Hull

Country: United States of America

The Lady in Question

The Lady in Question

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Brian Aherne, Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, Irene Rich

Lucky Partners

Lucky Partners

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Ronald Colman, Ginger Rogers, Jack Carson, Spring Byington

The Ranger and the Lady

The Ranger and the Lady

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Julie Bishop, Harry Woods

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Greer Garson, Laurence Olivier, Mary Boland, Edna May Oliver

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 01, 1940?


Holidays

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
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Events

  • WWII: British submarine is sunk.

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