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Friday 19 July 1940

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 19, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dennis Cole and Terry Jennings (composer). Pride and Prejudice, directed by Robert Z. Leonard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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What the sky looked like on 19 July 1940

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Movies

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

Pride and Prejudice

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Greer Garson, Laurence Olivier, Mary Boland, Edna May Oliver

Country: United States

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They Drive by Night

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: George Raft, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, Ida Lupino

Country: United States

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Blondie Has Servant Trouble

Directed by: Frank R. Strayer

Starring: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms, Daisy

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When the Daltons Rode

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Randolph Scott, Kay Francis, Brian Donlevy, George Bancroft

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Boys of the City

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Bobby Jordan, Leo Gorcey, Hal E. Chester, Frankie Burke

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
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Famous Deaths:
  • Samuel H Chang: American newspaper magnate, is murdered in Shanghai, China.
Facts:
  • Hitler orders Great Britain to surrenders
  • Nazi occupiers imprison 231 prominent Dutch citizens in Buchenwald
  • World War II: Battle of Cape Spada : The Royal Navy and the Regia Marina clash; the Italian light cruiser Bartolomeo Colleoni sinks, with 121 casualties.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 19, 1940 - Geocentric view

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