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Wednesday 10 July 1940

US date format: 7/10/1940, UK date format: 10/7/1940

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 10, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Julie Ann Payne and Tom Farmer. Boys of the City, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Boys of the City

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Bobby Jordan, Leo Gorcey, Hal E. Chester, Frankie Burke

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Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Walter Brennan, Fay Bainter, Brenda Joyce, John Payne

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The Sea Hawk

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Claude Rains, Donald Crisp

Country: United States of America

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All This, and Heaven Too

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Bette Davis, Charles Boyer, Jeffrey Lynn, Barbara O'Neil

Country: United States of America

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Andy Hardy Meets Debutante

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Cecilia Parker, Fay Holden

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 July 1940 ?

  • Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
  • Bahamas - Independence Day
  • Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
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Famous Deaths:
  • Battle of Britain began as Nazi forces attacked by air (114 days)
  • German planes attack British ships in the Canal
  • World War II: Battle of Britain : The German Luftwaffe begins attacking British convoys in the English Channel thus starting the battle (this start date is contested, though).
  • WWII: British destroyer is torpedoed and sunk by an Italian submarine.
  • WWII: Vichy France begins with a constitutional law which only 80 members of the parliament vote against.

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