Saturday 9 March 1940
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Jacques Debout and Raul Julia.
Virginia City, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while Stars on the Sea by F. van Wyck was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Frances of Rome.
- Belize - Baron Bliss Day.
- Saint Gregory of Nyssa
- Jean-Jacques Debout: French singer of the "yéyé" period in the sixties, he grew up in Saint-Mandé, close to Paris, where Jacques Mesrine (future criminal) became his friend.
- Raul Julia: Actor (Addams Family), dies of a stroke at 54.
- Raul Julia in San Juan: Puerto Rico; actor (Addams Family, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Eyes of Laura Mars).
- Raúl Juliá: Puerto Rican-American actor and singer (d. 1994).
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