Monday January 08, 1940
US date format: 1/8/1940, UK date format: 8/1/1940
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 8, 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 Little Anthony [Gourdine] and Cristy Lane.
The Blue Bird, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching Down on the Farm.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 08, 1940?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- World War II: Britain introduces food rationing.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 08, 1940?
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- Kate Smith - The Last Time I Saw Paris
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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