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Wednesday 9 October 1940

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 9, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Lennon and Susan Lucas. The Great Dictator, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Gabby.
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The Great Dictator

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

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

Country: United States

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The Long Voyage Home

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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Third Finger, Left Hand

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Raymond Walburn, Lee Bowman

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Down Argentine Way

Directed by: Irving Cummings

Starring: Don Ameche, Betty Grable, Carmen Miranda, Charlotte Greenwood

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Too Many Girls

Directed by: George Abbott

Starring: Lucille Ball, Richard Carlson, Ann Miller, Eddie Bracken

Country: United States

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Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

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Famous Birthdays:
  • John Lennon: British musician, an icon in popular culture, Lennon became a megastar in the internationally renowned rock 'n roll group, "The Beatles," followed by a solo career that reflected the angst of the times.
  • Susan Lucas: American writer, a contemporary novelist and author of "Steropticon" and "Fat Emily.
  • Gordon J Humphrey: (Sen-R-New Hampshire, 1979- ).
  • Hans Ulrich Humpert: Composer.
  • Gordon Humphrey: American soldier pilot and politician.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Wilfred Grenfell: English medical missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador (Born 1865).
  • World War II: Battle of Britain : During a night-time air raid by the German Luftwaffe, St. Paul's Cathedral in the City of London, England is hit by a bomb.

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