Thursday 2 May 1940
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sari van and Roger Robinson in Seattle.
My Favorite Wife, directed by Garson Kanin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Zoe
- Saint Mafalda
- Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
- Saint Germanus
- Saints Exuperius and Zoe
- Saint Boris
- Saint Athanasius
- Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
- Iran - Teacher's Day
- Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
- Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
- Bah�'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridv�n
- Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
- saint tsar Boris
- Sari van: Heemskerck Pillis-Duvekot; Dutch Member of Parliament (VVD).
- Roger Robinson in Seattle: Washington, USA; actor (Warren - Friends, Newman's Law).
- Paul Lederman: French entertainment producer who has managed and launched the careers of Claude François, Michel Polnareff, Mike Brant, Thierry Le Luron, Coluche and les Inconnus.
- Jo Pflug: American motion picture and television actress, who retired in 1997.
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