Thursday October 10, 1940

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

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 10, 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 Winston Spencer Churchill and Winston Spencer-Churchill. 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

The Great Dictator

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

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

Country: United States of America

The Long Voyage Home

The Long Voyage Home

Directed by: John Ford

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

Country: United States of America

Third Finger, Left Hand

Third Finger, Left Hand

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

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

Down Argentine Way

Down Argentine Way

Directed by: Irving Cummings

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

Too Many Girls

Too Many Girls

Directed by: George Abbott

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

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - We Three (My Echo, My Shadow, And Me)

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Gabby

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States of America

Days to next October 10

If October 10, 1940 is your birthday you're 79 years, 10 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 25 days.
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