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Sunday 18 August 1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 18, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Goldstone and Adam Makowicz. Young People, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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What the sky looked like on 18 August 1940

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Young People

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Shirley Temple, Jack Oakie, Charlotte Greenwood, Arleen Whelan

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Foreign Correspondent

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders

Country: United States

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The Durango Kid

Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: Charles Starrett, Luana Walters, Kenneth MacDonald, Francis Walker

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Stranger on the Third Floor

Directed by: Boris Ingster

Starring: Peter Lorre, John McGuire, Margaret Tallichet, Charles Waldron

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The Golden Fleecing

Directed by: Leslie Fenton

Starring: Lew Ayres, Rita Johnson, Lloyd Nolan, Virginia Grey

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
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Facts:
  • 71 German aircrafts shot down above England
  • HRH The Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor, is installed as Governor of the Bahamas.
  • WWII: Winston Churchill pays tribute in the House of Commons to the Royal Air Force: ampquotNever in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.ampquot
  • Leon Trotsky is attacked with an ice axe in his Mexico home by NKVD agent Ramón Mercader.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 18, 1940 - Geocentric view

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