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..

You can also have a look at the year 1940, at December 01 across the years or at December 1940 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
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Events

  • Manuel Ávila Camacho takes office as President of Mexico.

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Movies

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The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States of America

The Philadelphia Story

The Philadelphia Story

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey

Country: United States of America

The Letter

The Letter

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson, Frieda Inescort

Country: United States of America

Christmas in July

Christmas in July

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Raymond Walburn, Alexander Carr

Country: United States of America

The Mark of Zorro

The Mark of Zorro

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Basil Rathbone, Gale Sondergaard

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 01, 1940?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - Five O'Clock Whistle
Sport Games on December 01, 1940

Sport Games on December 01, 1940


NFL

American Football
  • 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
See all American Football game results of December 01, 1940

TV Series

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Gabby

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States of America

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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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.


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