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Monday 9 December 1940

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

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 9, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sammy Strain and Gianni Cavina. Flight Command, directed by Frank Borzage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Gabby.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Flight Command

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Robert Taylor, Ruth Hussey, Walter Pidgeon, Paul Kelly

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Santa Fe Trail

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Raymond Massey, Ronald Reagan

Country: United States of America

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The Philadelphia Story

Directed by: George Cukor

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

Country: United States of America

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Go West

Directed by: Edward Buzzell

Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, John Carroll

Country: United States of America

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The Son of Monte Cristo

Directed by: Rowland V. Lee

Starring: Louis Hayward, Joan Bennett, George Sanders, Florence Bates

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Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 1940 ?

  • 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
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Maletti: Italian General, dies in battle.
  • Illeagal Jewish immigrants to Haifa are deported to Mauritius
  • 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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