Sunday November 03, 1940: on this day


What day of the week was November 03, 1940?

November 03, 1940 was a Sunday and it was the 308th day of the year 1940 in the Gregorian calendar.

November 03, 1940 can also be written as 11/3/1940 in the US and as 3/11/1940 in UK and Europe.

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November 03, 1940: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for November 3rd is Scorpio.

Scorpio is the 8th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between October 23rd and November 21st belong to the Scorpio sign: discover Scorpio personality and who should a Scorpio marry.

Babies born in November are either Scorpio or Sagittarius. People born before November 21st are Scorpio, while people born from November 22nd have the sign of Sagittarius.

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November 03, 1940: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for November 03, 1940 is Dragon and the associated element is Metal.

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Discover the planets positions on November 3rd, 1940 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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November 03, 1940: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on November 03, 1940 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on November 03, 1940 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on November 03, 1940 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 32% full, rising at 10:18 am and setting at 09:28 pm.

The previous full moon was on Oct 16, 1940 while the next full moon would come on Nov 15, 1940.

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Your place in the Universe on November 03, 1940

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Who was born on November 03, 1940?

Famous people born on November 03, 1940:

  • Thelmer Wilkins

    Thelmer Wilkins is a renowned American astronomer who has made significant contributions to the study of exoplanets and the search for...

  • Seaver Wendell

    Notable astronomer specializing in the study of exoplanets.

  • Sonny Rhodes

    American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2021).

  • Christian Du Maurier

    British notable family, third child of writer daphne du maurier after tessa (1933) and flavia (1937).

  • Dieter Acker


  • Ciro Paglia
  • Gianni Mascolo
  • Charlie Gallagher
  • Roberto Mazzotta
  • Sonny Rhodes (Clarence Edward Smith

Whose famous birthday is on November 3rd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on November 3rd:

  • Gemma Ward
    Gemma Ward

    Gemma ward is an australian model known for her work with high-profile fashion brands and her appearance in the film 'the black balloon'.

  • Charles Bronson
    Charles Bronson

    American actor who has appeared in more than 70 films.

  • Roseanne Barr
    Roseanne Barr

    American comedian, born to a lower-middle-class family.

  • Dolph Lundgren
    Dolph Lundgren

    Dolph lundgren is a swedish actor known for his roles in action films such as rocky iv and the expendables series.

  • Kate Capshaw
    Kate Capshaw

    American actress in television and film.

  • Monica Vitti
    Monica Vitti

    Internationally acclaimed italian leading lady in the '60s & '70s.

  • Adam Ant
    Adam Ant

    British entertainer and lead singer of the 1980s pop band adam and the ants.

  • Rebecca Gilling
    Rebecca Gilling

    Australian actress and model who began her tv career with "number 96.

  • Jeremy Brett
    Jeremy Brett

    Actor (sherlock holmes and freddie-my fair lady).

  • Dylan Moran
    Dylan Moran

    Irish actor, comedian, and screenwriter.

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How old is someone born on November 03, 1940?

Someone born on November 03, 1940 is:

83 years 6 months old,

or 1002 months and 24 days old,

or 4360 weeks and 1 day old,

or 30521 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on November 03, 1940?

There are 161 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday November 3rd 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on November 03, 1940?

You belong to the Silent Generation if you were born on November 03, 1940.


November 03, 1940: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on November 03, 1940:

  • Wilmont Sinclair

    Wilmont Sinclair was a prolific American playwright whose works often explored social and political themes.

  • Levander Fitzgerald

    Levander Fitzgerald was a prominent American playwright known for his socially conscious dramas.

  • Owin Fitzgerald

    Owin Fitzgerald was an Irish playwright known for his witty and insightful social commentaries.

  • Robert B. Owens
  • Manuel Azaña Díaz
  • Lewis Hine

What famous deaths happened on November 3rd?

Famous deaths on November 3rd:

  • Jonathan Harris
    Jonathan Harris

    American actor (born 1914).

  • Ian Bannen
    Ian Bannen

    Scottish actor on the stage, tv and film.

  • Sondra Locke
    Sondra Locke

    Sondra locke was an american actress known for her roles in several clint eastwood films.

  • Sadashiv Amrapurkar
    Sadashiv Amrapurkar

    Indian singer and actor (d. 2014).

  • Florence Vidor
    Florence Vidor

    Actress jack knife man, dies at 82.

  • Matisse

    Renowned French artist known for his use of color and fluid shapes in paintings.

  • Ismar Talovic

    Prolific novelist whose legacy continues to inspire aspiring writers.

  • Devoiry Cohen

    Pioneering scientist in the field of genetics.

  • Faelyn Dawnblade

    Faelyn Dawnblade was a heroic elven paladin who fought to defend the light and vanquish the forces of darkness.

  • Solmon R. Guggenheim

    Industrialist and philanthropist known for his mining ventures and contributions to the arts.

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November 03, 1940: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on November 03, 1940:

  • St. Pirmin
  • Japan - Culture Day (post 1946), Emperors Birthday (pre 1946)
  • St. Winifred
  • Also see November 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Vulganius
  • St. Valentine & Hilary
  • St. Valentinian
  • St. Quaratus
  • St. Martin de Porres
  • St. Florus
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November 03, 1940: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on November 03, 1940 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 28th and November 3rd. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

November 03, 1940: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on November 03, 1940 was Beat Me, Daddy, Eight To The Bar by Andrews Sisters, according to the music chart for the week October 28th and November 3rd.

November 03, 1940: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on November 03, 1940 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 28th and November 3rd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Beat Me, Daddy, Eight To The Bar

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November 03, 1940: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on November 03, 1940 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Bitter Sweet

Release year: 1940

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, George Sanders, Ian Hunter

Li'l Abner

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Albert S. Rogell

Starring: Jeff York, Martha O'Driscoll, Mona Ray, Johnnie Morris

The Mark of Zorro

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

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

Country: United States of America


Release year: 1940

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Norma Shearer, Robert Taylor, Conrad Veidt, Alla Nazimova

One Night in the Tropics

Release year: 1940

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: Allan Jones, Nancy Kelly, Robert Cummings, Bud Abbott

November 03, 1940: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on November 03, 1940 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:



Release year: 1940

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States of America


Who was the US President on November 03, 1940?

On November 03, 1940 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 03, 1940?

On November 03, 1940 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 03, 1940?

On November 03, 1940 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about November 3rd?

November 3rd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 3rd day of the month of November. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on November 3rd, such as:

  • 2018 - War in afghanistan: major brent taylor, a member of the utah national guard who was also the mayor for north ogden (utah), is killed by an afghan commando in kabul.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: siege of deir ez-zor (2014-17). the syrian army (saa), along with its allies, announces the complete liberation from isil of deir ez-zor. (sputnik international). at least nine people were killed and 23 more injured in hader governorate after a tahrir al-sham-operated bomb detonated inside the town.
  • 2016 - Afghanistan war (2001-present). battle of boz qandahari. two american military personnel, four afghan commandos and 30 civilians were killed in clashes against the taliban in kunduz, afghanistan.

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What happened in 1940?

1940 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • WPG-AM in Atlantic City, New Jersey consolidates with WBIL andWOV as new WOV
  • FCC hears 1st transmission of FM radio with clear, static-free signal
  • Foreign correspondents in the Netherlands under censorship

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What was the calendar for November 1940?

November 1940 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with November being the 11th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how November 1940 calendar looked like.

Sunday November 3, 1940