Tuesday 21 May 1940
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tony Sheridan and Robert Budzynski.
Our Town, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- Tony Sheridan: English singer and guitarist, an early pioneer of the "beat" music scene in Germany in the early 1960s.
- Robert Budzynski: .
- AVRO-chairman Willem Vogt fires all Jewish employees
- Reynaud forms French government
- Allied counter-attack at Atrecht, North-France.
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