Thursday 27 June 1940
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Erik Erikson and Ian Lang.
All This, and Heaven Too, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while Kitty Foyle by Christopher Morle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 June 1940 ?
- National HIV Testing Day in United States
- National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom 
- Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
- Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
- Erik Erikson: Anthropologist.
- Ian Lang: Scottish Conservative politician, UK Cabinet Minister and businessman.
- Soviet Army attacks Romania
- USSR returns to the Gregorian calendar.
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