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Saturday 14 September 1940

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 14, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Didier Geslain and Larry Brown (basketball). Kleider machen Leute, directed by Helmut Käutner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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What the sky looked like on 14 September 1940

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Movies

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Kleider machen Leute

Directed by: Helmut Käutner

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

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The Mummy's Hand

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

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

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Before I Hang

Directed by: Nick Grinde

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

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The Howards of Virginia

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

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

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Colorado

Directed by: Joseph Kane

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
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Facts:
  • Congress passes 1st peace-time conscription bill (draft law)
  • German bomb hits shelter in Chelsea; 100s die
  • US Congress passes first peace-time conscription bill (draft law).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 14, 1940 - Geocentric view

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