Tuesday May 14, 1940

US date format: 5/14/1940, UK date format: 14/5/1940

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 14, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Chay Blyth and 'H' Jones. Our Town, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
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Our Town

Our Town

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: William Holden, Martha Scott, Fay Bainter, Beulah Bondi

Country: United States of America

Island of Doomed Men

Island of Doomed Men

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: Peter Lorre, Rochelle Hudson, Robert Wilcox, Don Beddoe

Waterloo Bridge

Waterloo Bridge

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, Lucile Watson, Virginia Field

Country: United States of America

Torrid Zone

Torrid Zone

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, Andy Devine

Flight Angels

Flight Angels

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Virginia Bruce, Dennis Morgan, Wayne Morris, Ralph Bellamy

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Holidays

  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
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  • Admiral Furstner departs to England

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NBC News (1940 TV Series)

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