Sunday February 11, 1940

US date format: 2/11/1940, UK date format: 11/2/1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 11, 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 Garth Carpenter and Kathy Ford. Castle on the Hudson, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Down on the Farm.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World Day of the Sick.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
  • National Youth Day in Cameroon.
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Famous Deaths

  • John Buchan: first Baron Tweedsmuir, Governor-General...

Movies

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Castle on the Hudson

Castle on the Hudson

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: John Garfield, Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, Burgess Meredith

Broadway Melody of 1940

Broadway Melody of 1940

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Frank Morgan

My Little Chickadee

My Little Chickadee

Directed by: Edward F. Cline

Starring: Mae West, W.C. Fields, Joseph Calleia, Dick Foran

Country: United States of America

Swiss Family Robinson

Swiss Family Robinson

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: Thomas Mitchell, Edna Best, Freddie Bartholomew, Terry Kilburn

Country: United States of America

Young Tom Edison

Young Tom Edison

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Fay Bainter, George Bancroft, Virginia Weidler

TV Series

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Down on the Farm

Down on the Farm

Starring: A.G. Street

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

Directed by: nbcu

Days to next February 11

If February 11, 1940 is your birthday you're 80 years, 5 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 6 days.
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