Wednesday October 09, 1940
US date format: 10/9/1940, UK date format: 9/10/1940
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 09, 1940?
- 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.
- Wilfred Grenfell: English medical missionary to...
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 09, 1940?
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- Ink Spots - We Three (My Echo, My Shadow, And Me)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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