Sunday March 10, 1940

US date format: 3/10/1940, UK date format: 10/3/1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 10, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Chuck Norris and Christian Gion. Drums of Fu Manchu, directed by John English, William Witney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Anastasia
  • Saint Macharius (d.335)
  • Saint John Ogilvie (died 1615)
  • Saint Himelin
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Events

  • 1st US opera telecast, W2XBS, NYC, I Pagliacci
  • First US opera telecast, W2XBS, New York City, New York, I Pagliacci.

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Drums of Fu Manchu

Drums of Fu Manchu

Directed by: John English, William Witney

Starring: Henry Brandon, William Royle, Robert Kellard, Gloria Franklin

Pioneers of the West

Pioneers of the West

Directed by: Lester Orlebeck

Starring: Robert Livingston, Raymond Hatton, Duncan Renaldo, Noah Beery

Road to Singapore

Road to Singapore

Directed by: Victor Schertzinger

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Charles Coburn

Johnny Apollo

Johnny Apollo

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Tyrone Power, Dorothy Lamour, Edward Arnold, Lloyd Nolan

Virginia City

Virginia City

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Miriam Hopkins, Randolph Scott, Humphrey Bogart

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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NBC News (1940 TV Series)

NBC News (1940 TV Series)

Down on the Farm

Down on the Farm

Starring: A.G. Street

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

Directed by: nbcu

Days to next March 10

If March 10, 1940 is your birthday you're 80 years, 5 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 26 days.
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