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Saturday 3 August 1940

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 3, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Martin Sheen and Anne Toth. The Return of Frank James, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Movies

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The Return of Frank James

Directed by: Fritz Lang

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

Country: United States

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Lucky Partners

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

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

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The Lady in Question

Directed by: Charles Vidor

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

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Pride and Prejudice

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

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

Country: United States

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They Drive by Night

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: George Raft, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, Ida Lupino

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
  • St. Walthen
Famous Birthdays:
  • Martin Sheen: American actor in more than a dozen box-office hits, memorable films that included "Gandhi," "Blind Ambition" and "Apocalypse Now," 1979.
  • Anne Toth: Canadian astrologer from 1962 and cabalist from 1971-72, also skilled in tarot and metaphysics.
  • Lance Alworth: American pro football, nicknamed Bambi, receiver with the most pass-receptions in 1969 playing for the San Diego Chargers.
  • John W: Carlin; American politician (Governor-Democrat-Kansas).
  • Gerard Alsteens: Belgian cartoon artist known as "Gal.
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Facts:
  • German occupiers forbid ritual slaughters and English and French movies
  • Italian troops invade British Somalia
  • Lithuanian SSR is accepted into USSR
  • Seaplane Clare makes 1st British passagiersvlucht to the US
  • World War II: Italian forces begin the invasion of British Somaliland.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 03, 1940 - Geocentric view

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