Saturday November 23, 1940

US date format: 11/23/1940, UK date format: 23/11/1940

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 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 Luis Tiant . Dr. Kildare's Crisis, directed by Harold S. Bucquet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Gabby.
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  • Slovenia - Rudolf Maister Day
  • Japan - Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)
  • Georgia - St George's Day
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Clement I, Saint Columban
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  • 1st edition of illegal The Truth publishes
  • Romania signs Driemogendheden pact
  • SD arrested resistance fighter Bernard Iron wire
  • World War II: Romania becomes a signatory of the Tripartite Pact, officially joining the Axis Powers.

Famous Birthday

  • : Cuba -- Baseball pitcher (Boston Red...

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Dr. Kildare's Crisis

Dr. Kildare's Crisis

Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet

Starring: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Robert Young

Remedy for Riches

Remedy for Riches

Directed by: Erle C. Kenton

Starring: Jean Hersholt, Dorothy Lovett, Edgar Kennedy, Maude Eburne

Little Men

Little Men

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Kay Francis, Jack Oakie, George Bancroft, Jimmy Lydon

Little Nellie Kelly

Little Nellie Kelly

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Judy Garland, George Murphy, Charles Winninger, Douglas McPhail

You'll Find Out

You'll Find Out

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Kay Kyser, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 23, 1940?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - Scrub Me, Mama, With a Boogie Beat

TV Series

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Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States of America

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