Friday November 15, 1940

US date format: 11/15/1940, UK date format: 15/11/1940

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Sam Waterston and Roberto Cavalli. Little Nellie Kelly, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Gabby.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
  • USA - America Recycles Day
  • Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
  • Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
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Events

  • 1st black to sign hockey contract-Arthur Dorrington and AC Seagulls
  • New York Midtown tunnel linking Manhattan and Queens opens to traffic
  • First 75,000 men called to armed forces duty during peacetime in US.

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Movies

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Little Nellie Kelly

Little Nellie Kelly

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Judy Garland, George Murphy, Charles Winninger, Douglas McPhail

You'll Find Out

You'll Find Out

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Kay Kyser, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi

Phantom of Chinatown

Phantom of Chinatown

Directed by: Phil Rosen

Starring: Keye Luke, Lotus Long, Grant Withers, Charles Miller

The Letter

The Letter

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson, Frieda Inescort

Country: United States of America

Three Men from Texas

Three Men from Texas

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Andy Clyde, Morris Ankrum

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Music charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - Down Argentina Way

TV Series

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Gabby

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States of America

Days to next November 15

If November 15, 1940 is your birthday you're 79 years, 10 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 25 days.
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