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Sunday 15 September 1940

US date format: 9/15/1940, UK date format: 15/9/1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 15, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Merlin Olsen and Norman [Richard] Spinrad. Kleider machen Leute, directed by Helmut Käutner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Directed by: Joseph Kane

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 September 1940 ?

  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dick Ket: Dutch magic realistic painter, graphic...
  • 3rd American Football League plays 1st game (Milw 14, Columbus 2)
  • Chicago Tribune sponsors Ted Lyons Day (White Sox pitcher)
  • Luftwaffe bombs Bristol Aeroplane Company
  • Prime Minister Winston Churchill visits #11 Fighter Group
  • World War II: The climax of the Battle of Britain, when the Royal Air Force shoots down large numbers of Luftwaffe aircraft.

Sport Games on 15 September 1940

American Football
  • Brooklyn Dodgers - Washington Redskins : 17 - 24
  • Chicago Cardinals - Detroit Lions : 0 - 0
  • New York Giants - Pittsburgh Pirates : 10 - 10
  • Philadelphia Eagles - Green Bay Packers : 20 - 27
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Planetary positions on September 15, 1940 - Geocentric view

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