Sunday June 23, 1940

US date format: 6/23/1940, UK date format: 23/6/1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see zodiac on June 23, 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 Stuart Sutcliffe and Wilma Rudolph. Gaslight, directed by Thorold Dickinson, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1940
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
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Events

  • Marcel Louette seeks opposition group White Brigade on Antwerp
  • RAF bombs Schiphol
  • World War II: German leader Adolf Hitler surveys newly defeated Paris in now occupied France.
  • United States politics: The Republican Party begins its national convention in Philadelphia and nominates Wendell Willkie as its candidate for president.
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Movies

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Gaslight

Gaslight

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Thorold Dickinson

Starring: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard, Frank Pettingell, Cathleen Cordell

Country: United States of America

Tom Brown's School Days

Tom Brown's School Days

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Freddie Bartholomew, Jimmy Lydon, Josephine Hutchinson

Country: United States of America

The Last Alarm

The Last Alarm

Release year: 1940

Directed by: William West

Starring: J. Farrell MacDonald, Polly Ann Young, Warren Hull, George Pembroke

One Man's Law

One Man's Law

Release year: 1940

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Don 'Red' Barry, Janet Waldo, George Cleveland, Dub Taylor

The Mortal Storm

The Mortal Storm

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Robert Young, Frank Morgan

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Magazine Covers

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 23, 1940?

On June 23, 1940 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is June 23, 1940?

On June 23, 1940 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 23, 1940?

On June 23, 1940 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 23, 1940?

On June 23, 1940 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 23, 1940?

On June 23, 1940 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 23, 1940?

On June 23, 1940 several famous people were born including, Stuart Sutcliffe, Wilma Rudolph, Adam Faith.