Thursday 22 August 1940
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Antony Crosthwaite-Eyre and David Vance.
Foreign Correspondent, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while Stars on the Sea by F. van Wyck was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1940 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Antony Crosthwaite-Eyre: English publisher / multi-millionaire.
- David Vance: Horse trainer.
- George Reinholt in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; actor (Another World, One Life to Live).
- John Banham: Director-General (CBI).
- Valerie Harper in Sufferin: New York, USA; actress (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda, Valerie).
- Bill McCartney: American football player and coach founded Promise Keepers
- George Reinholt: American actor (d. 2013)
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