Saturday 17 February 1940US date format: 2/17/1940, UK date format: 17/2/1940
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 17, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gene Pitney and Marilyn Jones.
Charlie Chan in Panama, directed by Norman Foster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
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- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Gene Pitney: American musician, songwriter and pop...
- Marilyn Jones: Australian ballet luminary and Artistic...
- Bill Knott: Gratiot County Writer.
- Count of Rosenborg Ingolf: Danish former prince, who appeared...
- Vicente Fernandez: World Music Singer.
- Bradman scores 135 in a non-Shield match for South Africa vs. West Australia
- British destroyers board German Altmark off Norway