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Friday 8 November 1940

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 8, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michel Duffour and Charles Kowal. The Letter, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Gabby.
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The Letter

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson, Frieda Inescort

Country: United States

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Three Men from Texas

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Andy Clyde, Morris Ankrum

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Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

Starring: Jean Arthur, William Holden, Warren William, Porter Hall

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Melody Ranch

Directed by: Joseph Santley

Starring: Gene Autry, Jimmy Durante, Ann Miller, Barton MacLane

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Li'l Abner

Directed by: Albert S. Rogell

Starring: Jeff York, Martha O'Driscoll, Mona Ray, Johnnie Morris

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Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Michel Duffour
  • Charles Kowal: American astronomer known for his observations and discoveries in the Solar System.
  • Joe Nossek: American baseball player, a right-handed outfielder with the Minnesota Twins (1964-1966), Kansas City Athletics / Oakland Athletics (1966-1969), and the St. Louis Cardinals (1969-1970).
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  • RAF bombs Munich
  • MS City of Rayville is sunk by a naval mine, the first US merchant to be lost in the war off Cape Otway, Australia

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