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Monday 5 August 1940

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

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 5, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). 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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Movies

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Foreign Correspondent

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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

Country: United States of America

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The Durango Kid

Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: Charles Starrett, Luana Walters, Kenneth MacDonald, Francis Walker

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Stranger on the Third Floor

Directed by: Boris Ingster

Starring: Peter Lorre, John McGuire, Margaret Tallichet, Charles Waldron

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The Golden Fleecing

Directed by: Leslie Fenton

Starring: Lew Ayres, Rita Johnson, Lloyd Nolan, Virginia Grey

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Doomed to Die

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds, Grant Withers, William Stelling

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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
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
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Facts:
  • Acquaintance blows-up Zandvoortse synagouge
  • World War II: the Soviet Union formally annexes Latvia.

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