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Monday 24 June 1940

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 24, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). 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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What the sky looked like on 24 June 1940

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Movies

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The Sea Hawk

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

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

Country: United States

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All This, and Heaven Too

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

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

Country: United States

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Andy Hardy Meets Debutante

Directed by: George B. Seitz

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

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Three Faces West

Directed by: Bernard Vorhaus

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

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Gaslight

Directed by: Thorold Dickinson

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1940 ?

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
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hope Cooke: American wealthy socialite, the Maharani of Sikkim with her marriage to Prince Palden Thondup Namgyal.
  • Maurizio Mosca: Italian writer and humorist, a sports commentator who is noted for his controversial views.
  • Philippe Caloni: French radio journalist.
  • Maria Carta: Italian folk music singer-songwriter who also performed in film and theatre and, in 1975, wrote a book of poetry, "Ritual Song.
  • Vittorio Storaro: Italian cinematographer.
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Facts:
  • France signs an armistice with Italy during WWII

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 24, 1940 - Geocentric view

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