Monday December 09, 1940

US date format: 12/9/1940, UK date format: 9/12/1940

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 9, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Sammy Strain and Clancy Eccles. Flight Command, directed by Frank Borzage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Gabby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
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Events

  • British assault on Banghazi Libya.
  • World War II: Operation Compass : British and Indian troops under the command of Major-General Richard O'Connor attack Italian forces near Sidi Barrani in Egypt.

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Famous Deaths

  • : Italian General, dies in battle.

Movies

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The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States of America

The Philadelphia Story

The Philadelphia Story

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey

Country: United States of America

The Letter

The Letter

Directed by: William Wyler

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

Country: United States of America

Christmas in July

Christmas in July

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Raymond Walburn, Alexander Carr

Country: United States of America

The Mark of Zorro

The Mark of Zorro

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Basil Rathbone, Gale Sondergaard

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Gabby

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States of America

Days to next December 09

If December 09, 1940 is your birthday you're 80 years, 1 month, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 13 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 09, 1940?

On December 09, 1940 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is December 09, 1940?

On December 09, 1940 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 09, 1940?

On December 09, 1940 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 09, 1940?

On December 09, 1940 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 09, 1940?

On December 09, 1940 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 09, 1940?

On December 09, 1940 several famous people were born including, Sammy Strain, Clancy Eccles, Gianni Cavina.

Which famous people died on December 09, 1940?

Famous people died on December 09, 1940 include, Maletti.


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