Wednesday December 18, 1940
US date format: 12/18/1940, UK date format: 18/12/1940
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 18, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Sylvia Bassot and Antonio Baldassarre.
The Green Hornet Strikes Again!, directed by Ford Beebe, John Rawlins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching Gabby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 18, 1940?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 18, 1940?
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Top #4 songs in the USA
- Will Bradley & His Orchestra - There I Go
- Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra - I Give You My Word
- Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra - So You're the One
- Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra - Along the Santa Fe Trail
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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