Saturday 20 January 1940
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jorge Peixinho and Carol Heiss Jenkins in New York City.
The Fighting 69th, directed by William Keighley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
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- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Jorge Peixinho: Composer.
- Carol Heiss Jenkins in New York City: New York, USA; figure skater (Olympics-gold/silver-1956, 1960).
- Silvano Marelli: Italian terrorist.
- Georges Poujouly: French actor, singer and poet.
- Georges Poulouly: France Actor.
- Carol Heiss: American figure skater and actress
- Krishnam Raju: Indian actor and politician
- Mandé Sidibé: Malian economist and politician Prime Minister of Mali (d. 2009)
- Omar Bundy: American army general (Born 1861).
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