Wednesday May 15, 1940
US date format: 5/15/1940, UK date format: 15/5/1940
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 15, 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 Lainie Kazan and Ira Einhorn.
Our Town, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 15, 1940?
- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
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- 1st nylon stockings sold in US
- German troops occupy Amsterdam, General Winkelman surrenders
- McDonald's opens its first restaurant, in San Bernardino, California.
- German armour division moves into Northern France.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 15, 1940?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 15, 1940?
On May 15, 1940 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is May 15, 1940?
On May 15, 1940 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 15, 1940?
On May 15, 1940 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 15, 1940?
On May 15, 1940 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 15, 1940?
On May 15, 1940 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 15, 1940?
On May 15, 1940 several famous people were born including, Lainie Kazan, Ira Einhorn, Don Nelson.
Which famous people died on May 15, 1940?
Famous people died on May 15, 1940 include, Willem A Bonger, Menno ter Braak, Joseph Limburg.