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Thursday 25 July 1940

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 25, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Pennel and Richard Ballantine. 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 25 July 1940 ?

  • St. Thea
  • Roman festivals - Furinalia
  • Cuba - Eve of Revolution Day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Foundation of Santiago de QuerTtaro
  • Puerto Rico - Constitution Day (1952)
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Pennel: American track & field champion, pole vaulter, and four-time world record holder.
  • Richard Ballantine: American-English journalist and author (d. 2013).
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  • John Sigmund begins swimming for 89 hours 46 minutes in the Mississippi River
  • General Guisan orders the Swiss Army to resist German invasion and makes surrender illegal.
  • General Henri Guisan addresses the officer corps of the Swiss army at Rütli resolving to resist any invasion of the country.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 25, 1940 - Geocentric view

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