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Tuesday 7 May 1940

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 7, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Angela Carter and John Irvin. Waterloo Bridge, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 7 May 1940

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Waterloo Bridge

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

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

Country: United States

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Torrid Zone

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, Andy Devine

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Flight Angels

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Virginia Bruce, Dennis Morgan, Wayne Morris, Ralph Bellamy

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I Was an Adventuress

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

Starring: Vera Zorina, Richard Greene, Erich von Stroheim, Peter Lorre

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Beyond Tomorrow

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith, Charles Winninger, Alex Melesh

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

NBC News (1940 TV Series)

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 May 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - [1][2][3][4][5]
  • Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
  • Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
  • Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
  • Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
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Facts:
  • Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Britain
  • The Norway Debate in the British House of Commons begins, and leads to the replacement of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain with Winston Churchill three days later.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 07, 1940 - Geocentric view

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Life magazine Beano comics

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