Monday June 24, 1940

US date format: 6/24/1940, UK date format: 24/6/1940

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 24, 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 Hope Cooke and Maurizio Mosca. The Sea Hawk, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
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Events

  • France signs an armistice with Italy during WWII

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The Sea Hawk

The Sea Hawk

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Claude Rains, Donald Crisp

Country: United States of America

All This, and Heaven Too

All This, and Heaven Too

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Bette Davis, Charles Boyer, Jeffrey Lynn, Barbara O'Neil

Country: United States of America

Winners of the West

Winners of the West

Directed by: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor

Starring: Dick Foran, Anne Nagel, Tom Fadden, James Craig

Andy Hardy Meets Debutante

Andy Hardy Meets Debutante

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Cecilia Parker, Fay Holden

Three Faces West

Three Faces West

Directed by: Bernard Vorhaus

Starring: John Wayne, Sigrid Gurie, Charles Coburn, Spencer Charters

Days to next June 24

If June 24, 1940 is your birthday you're 80 years, 1 month, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 19 days.
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