Sunday December 01, 1940
US date format: 12/1/1940, UK date format: 1/12/1940
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 1, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Richard Pryor and Alain Scoff.
The Philadelphia Story, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching Gabby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 01, 1940?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
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- Manuel Ávila Camacho takes office as President of Mexico.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 01, 1940?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Ella Fitzgerald - Five O'Clock Whistle
Sport Games on December 01, 1940
- Brooklyn Dodgers - New York Giants : 14 - 6
- Chicago Cardinals - Chicago Bears : 23 - 31
- Green Bay Packers - Cleveland Rams : 13 - 13
- Philadelphia Eagles - Washington Redskins : 6 - 13
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 01, 1940?
On December 01, 1940 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is December 01, 1940?
On December 01, 1940 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 01, 1940?
On December 01, 1940 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 01, 1940?
On December 01, 1940 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 01, 1940?
On December 01, 1940 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 01, 1940?
On December 01, 1940 several famous people were born including, Richard Pryor, Alain Scoff, Mike Denness.