Tuesday February 06, 1940

US date format: 2/6/1940, UK date format: 6/2/1940

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 6, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Tom Brokaw and Axel Harvey. Castle on the Hudson, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Down on the Farm.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
  • Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
  • Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
  • Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
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Movies

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Castle on the Hudson

Castle on the Hudson

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: John Garfield, Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, Burgess Meredith

Broadway Melody of 1940

Broadway Melody of 1940

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Frank Morgan

My Little Chickadee

My Little Chickadee

Directed by: Edward F. Cline

Starring: Mae West, W.C. Fields, Joseph Calleia, Dick Foran

Country: United States of America

Swiss Family Robinson

Swiss Family Robinson

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: Thomas Mitchell, Edna Best, Freddie Bartholomew, Terry Kilburn

Country: United States of America

Young Tom Edison

Young Tom Edison

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Fay Bainter, George Bancroft, Virginia Weidler

TV Series

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Down on the Farm

Down on the Farm

Starring: A.G. Street

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

Directed by: nbcu

Days to next February 06

If February 06, 1940 is your birthday you're 80 years, 6 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 22 days.
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