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Sunday 10 November 1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 10, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joyce Jensen and Donna Fargo. The Letter, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Gabby.
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The Letter

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson, Frieda Inescort

Country: United States

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Three Men from Texas

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Andy Clyde, Morris Ankrum

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Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

Starring: Jean Arthur, William Holden, Warren William, Porter Hall

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Melody Ranch

Directed by: Joseph Santley

Starring: Gene Autry, Jimmy Durante, Ann Miller, Barton MacLane

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Bitter Sweet

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, George Sanders, Ian Hunter

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Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

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  • Also see November 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • United States Marine Corps Birthday
  • Russia - Day of Militsiya (analogue of police in Russia)
  • Ancient Latvia - Martini
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Leo I the Great
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joyce Jensen: American commercial astrologer whose pretty photograph (taken some 40 years ago) appeared in pulp magazines for some 20 years advertising her sun-sign product as well as her "totally risk-free psychic reading.
  • Screaming Lord Sutch: English musician and politician (d. 1999).
  • Donna Fargo: American country-western star since she first hit the charts recording four of her own songs in Nashville.
  • Stein Winge: Norwegian stage producer, theatre director, and International Emmy Nominated actor.
  • Richard Cotton: Australian geneticist and academic (d. 2015).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pittsburgh and Philadelphia play a penalty-free NFL game.
  • Armistice Day Blizzard: An unexpected blizzard kills 144 in the Midwestern United States.
  • An earthquake in Bucharest, Romania kills 1,000.
  • WWII: The Royal Navy launches the first aircraft carrier strike in history, on the Italian battleship fleet anchored at Taranto naval base.
  • WWII: captures top secret British mail, and sends it to Japan.

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