Wednesday 8 May 1940US date format: 5/8/1940, UK date format: 8/5/1940
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 8, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Rick Nelson and Toni Tennille.
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..
What the sky looked like on 8 May 1940
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- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Rick Nelson: American singer/actor (Adventures of...
- Toni Tennille: American singer and half of the popular...
- Peter Benchley: American author and screenwriter (d....
- Ricky Nelson: American singer and songwriter, one of...
- James Blyth: Baron Blyth of Rowington English...
- Peter Benchley in New York City: New York, USA; novelist (Jaws, The...
- Emilio Delgado: American actor and singer.
- Irwin Cotler: Canadian lawyer and politician 47th...
- Rick [Eric Hilliard] Nelson in Teaneck: New Jersey, USA; rock star ("Hello Mary...
- Paolo Limiti: Italian lyricist, journalist, radio and...