Monday May 27, 1940
US date format: 5/27/1940, UK date format: 27/5/1940
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 27, 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 René Koering and Lindy Infante.
The Ghost Breakers, directed by George Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 27, 1940?
- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
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- British and French begin evacuation of Dunkirk (Operation Dynamo)