Monday August 05, 1940

US date format: 8/5/1940, UK date format: 5/8/1940

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 5, 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 Roman Gabriel and Alec Wildenstein. Foreign Correspondent, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
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Events

  • Acquaintance blows-up Zandvoortse synagouge
  • World War II: the Soviet Union formally annexes Latvia.

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The Mortal Storm

The Mortal Storm

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Robert Young, Frank Morgan

Country: United States of America

Waterloo Bridge

Waterloo Bridge

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, Lucile Watson, Virginia Field

Country: United States of America

The Sea Hawk

The Sea Hawk

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Claude Rains, Donald Crisp

Country: United States of America

All This, and Heaven Too

All This, and Heaven Too

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Bette Davis, Charles Boyer, Jeffrey Lynn, Barbara O'Neil

Country: United States of America

Foreign Correspondent

Foreign Correspondent

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders

Country: United States of America

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 05, 1940?

On August 05, 1940 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 05, 1940?

On August 05, 1940 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 05, 1940?

On August 05, 1940 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 05, 1940?

On August 05, 1940 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 05, 1940?

On August 05, 1940 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 05, 1940?

On August 05, 1940 several famous people were born including, Roman Gabriel, Alec Wildenstein, Rick Huxley.

Which famous people died on August 05, 1940?

Famous people died on August 05, 1940 include, Frederick A Cook.