Friday September 13, 1940

US date format: 9/13/1940, UK date format: 13/9/1940

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 13, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Pierre-Luc Séguillon and Roger Rosenblatt. Kleider machen Leute, directed by Helmut Käutner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Kleider machen Leute

Kleider machen Leute

Directed by: Helmut Käutner

Starring: Heinz Rühmann, Hertha Feiler, Hilde Sessak, Hans Sternberg

The Mummy's Hand

The Mummy's Hand

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Dick Foran, Peggy Moran, Wallace Ford, Eduardo Ciannelli

The Howards of Virginia

The Howards of Virginia

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: Cary Grant, Martha Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Alan Marshal

Before I Hang

Before I Hang

Directed by: Nick Grinde

Starring: Boris Karloff, Evelyn Keyes, Bruce Bennett, Edward Van Sloan



Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Pauline Moore, Milburn Stone


Historical Events

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  • 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
  • RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
  • Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
  • 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
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  • Buckingham Palace destroyed by German bombs

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