Sunday October 20, 1940
US date format: 10/20/1940, UK date format: 20/10/1940
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 20, 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 André Santini and Claudio Pieri.
Christmas in July, directed by Preston Sturges, 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 October 20, 1940?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Cheese rationed in the Netherlands
- Gunnar Asplund: Swedish architect and academic designed...
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 20, 1940?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Kay Kyser & His Orchestra - Ferry Boat Serenade
Sport Games on October 20, 1940
- Brooklyn Dodgers - Chicago Bears : 7 - 16
- Chicago Cardinals - Cleveland Rams : 14 - 26
- Detroit Lions - Green Bay Packers : 23 - 14
- Pittsburgh Pirates - New York Giants : 0 - 12
- Washington Redskins - Philadelphia Eagles : 34 - 17
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