Saturday 5 October 1940
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Milena Dravic and John Byrne Cooke.
The Long Voyage Home, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingwa was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 5 October 1940 ?
- Milena Dravic: Serbian actress.
- John Byrne Cooke: American novelist and photographer; son of Alistair Cooke.
- Rein Aun: Estonian decathlete and coach (d. 1995).
- Thom Christopher: American actor.
- John Cooke: American author and photographer.
- Milena Dravić: Serbian actress
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