Friday 5 April 1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Aliza Kashi and Tommy Cash.
Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe, directed by Ford Beebe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while Stars on the Sea by F. van Wyck was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1940 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Aliza Kashi: Israel -- Actress / singer (Merv Griffin regular).
- Tommy Cash: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Gilles Proulx: Canadian journalist historian and radio host.
- Neville Chamberlain, in what proves to be a tragic misjudgment, declares in a major public speech that Hitler has quotmissed the busquot.
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