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Thursday 19 September 1940

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 19, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paul Williams and Bill Medley. Strike Up the Band, directed by Busby Berkeley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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What the sky looked like on 19 September 1940

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Movies

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Strike Up the Band

Directed by: Busby Berkeley

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Paul Whiteman and Orchestra, June Preisser

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That Gang of Mine

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Bobby Jordan, Leo Gorcey, Clarence Muse, Dave O'Brien

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Kleider machen Leute

Directed by: Helmut Käutner

Starring: Heinz Rühmann, Hertha Feiler, Hilde Sessak, Hans Sternberg

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The Mummy's Hand

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Dick Foran, Peggy Moran, Wallace Ford, Eduardo Ciannelli

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Before I Hang

Directed by: Nick Grinde

Starring: Boris Karloff, Evelyn Keyes, Bruce Bennett, Edward Van Sloan

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
  • Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
  • International Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Paul Williams: American composer.
  • Bill Medley: American musician, teamed with Bobby Hatfield as "The Righteous Brothers.
  • Sylvia Tyson: Canadian singer with her husband in the duo "Ian and Sylvia" from 1959 to 1974, a solo artist since then.
  • Zandra Rhodes: English fashion designer founded the Fashion and Textile Museum.
  • Bill Medley in Santa Ana: California, USA; rocker (Righteous Bros - "Up Where We Belong").
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Facts:
  • Nazi decree forbids gentile woman to work in Jewish homes
  • Witold Pilecki is voluntarily captured and sent to Auschwitz in order to smuggle out information and start a resistance.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 19, 1940 - Geocentric view

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