Friday 9 August 1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Beverlee McKinsey and Volker Hauff.
Foreign Correspondent, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
- St. Edith Stein
- Singapore: National Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Jean Vianney
- Beverlee McKinsey: Oklahoma, United States -- Actress (Iris-Another World, Guiding Light).
- Volker Hauff: German politician with the SPD party.
- Marie-Luise Marjan: German actress, best known for her role as Helga Beimer in the German Television Series "Lindenstraße" (created by Hans W. Geißendörfer in 1985).
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