Monday 25 November 1940
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Percy Sledge and Richard Tillinghast.
The Bank Dick, directed by Edward F. Cline, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Catherine of Alexandria; Moses?
- Bosnia and Herzegovina: National Day (1943)
- Surinam - Independence Day (from the Netherlands, 1975)
- International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
- Percy Sledge: African American pop singer widely known for his huge hit "When a man loves a woman".
- Richard Tillinghast: American poet, non-fiction writer, and teacher, he published his first book of poetry, "Sleep Watch," in 1969.
- Jean-Claude Malgoire: French conductor and oboist.
- Joe Gibbs: American football player and coach.
- Jan Jongbloed: Dutch footballer and coach.
- Karl Offmann: Mauritian politician 3rd President of Mauritius.
- Shyamal Sen: Indian jurist and politician 21st Governor of West Bengal.
- Richard Furrer in Worgl: Germany; American astronaut (STS 22).
- Reinhard Furrer: Austrian-German physicist and astronaut (d. 1995).
- Patria, carrying illegal immigrants, sinks in port of Haifa, 200 die
- World War II: First flight of the deHavilland Mosquito and Martin B-26 Marauder.
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Scrub Me, Mama, With a Boogie Beat - Will Bradley & His Orchestra
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