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Tuesday 23 July 1940

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 23, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Don Imus and Arthyr Chadbourne. Lucky Partners, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Lucky Partners

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Ronald Colman, Ginger Rogers, Jack Carson, Spring Byington

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The Lady in Question

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Brian Aherne, Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, Irene Rich

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Pride and Prejudice

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Greer Garson, Laurence Olivier, Mary Boland, Edna May Oliver

Country: United States

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They Drive by Night

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: George Raft, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, Ida Lupino

Country: United States

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Blondie Has Servant Trouble

Directed by: Frank R. Strayer

Starring: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms, Daisy

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 July 1940 ?

  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
  • Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
Famous Birthdays:
  • Don Imus: American radio personality, particularly noted for hosting talk shows in his inimitable provocative, often offensive style.
  • Arthyr Chadbourne: American astrologer, author of "Ancient Whispers from Chaldea," 1999.
  • Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa: Italian economist and politician Italian Minister of Finance (d. 2010).
  • Danielle Collobert: French author, poet and journalist.
  • Gary Stites: Rock vocalist (Lonely For You).
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  • Blitz all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins
  • The United States' Under Secretary of State Sumner Welles issues a declaration on the U.S. non-recognition policy of the Soviet annexation and incorporation of three Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

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Planetary positions on July 23, 1940 - Geocentric view

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