Tuesday 17 December 1940
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kare Valebrokk and Maria Velasco.
Santa Fe Trail, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- Kare Valebrokk: Norwegian journalist.
- Maria Velasco: TV Actress.
- Kåre Valebrokk: Norwegian journalist (d. 2013).
- María Velasco: Mexican actress singer director and screenwriter (d. 2015).
- Alicia Boole Stott: Irish mathematician (Born 1860).
- British troops occupies Sollum
- President Roosevelt, at his regular press conference, first sets forth the outline of his plan to send aid to Great Britain that will become known as Lend-Lease.
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