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Sunday 6 October 1940

US date format: 10/6/1940, UK date format: 6/10/1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 6, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Boris Dmitriyevich Andreyev and Jerry Heller. The Long Voyage Home, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Long Voyage Home

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter, Ward Bond

Country: United States of America

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Third Finger, Left Hand

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Raymond Walburn, Lee Bowman

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Down Argentine Way

Directed by: Irving Cummings

Starring: Don Ameche, Betty Grable, Carmen Miranda, Charlotte Greenwood

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Too Many Girls

Directed by: George Abbott

Starring: Lucille Ball, Richard Carlson, Ann Miller, Eddie Bracken

Country: United States of America

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Chamber of Horrors

Directed by: Norman Lee

Starring: Leslie Banks, Lilli Palmer, Romilly Lunge, Gina Malo

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 1940 ?

  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
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  • Zoological Gardens opens on Sloat and Skyline in San Francisco

Sport Games on 6 October 1940

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Cleveland Rams : 21 - 14
  • Washington Redskins - Pittsburgh Pirates : 40 - 10
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Planetary positions on October 06, 1940 - Geocentric view

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