Friday September 20, 1940
US date format: 9/20/1940, UK date format: 20/9/1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Terry McDermott and Tarō Aso.
Strike Up the Band, directed by Busby Berkeley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..