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Friday 15 November 1940

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 15, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). 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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Little Nellie Kelly

Directed by: Norman Taurog

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

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Phantom of Chinatown

Directed by: Phil Rosen

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

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You'll Find Out

Directed by: David Butler

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

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The Letter

Directed by: William Wyler

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

Country: United States

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Three Men from Texas

Directed by: Lesley Selander

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

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Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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  • 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)
  • Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sam Waterston: American actor of stage, television and film, onscreen since 1967, who made his reputation in the early ‘70s with sensitive performances in such films as "The Great Gatsby," 1974, "Rancho DeLuxe," 1975, "Heaven’s Gate," 1979 and "The Killing Fields," 1984, for which he was nominated for an Oscar.
  • Roberto Cavalli: Italian fashion designer.
  • Wolfgang Zimmerer: German bobsledder from the late 1960s to the mid-1970s.
  • Michel de Bonnecorse
  • Carl Thorne: American petroleum engineer and CEO of Energy Services, a hodgepodge of oil services and equipment.
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  • 1st 75,000 men called to armed forces duty during peacetime
  • 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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