Wednesday 27 November 1940
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bruce Lee in San Francisco and Bruce Lee.
The Bank Dick, directed by Edward F. Cline, 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 November 1940 ?
- Bruce Lee in San Francisco: California, USA; karate star/actor (Green Hornet).
- Bruce Lee: Chinese-American actor and martial arts expert who portrayed heroism and grace in movies featuring his martial arts.
- Antonio Tarzia: Italian ecclesiastic, a Roman Catholic priest who was the manager and editor of the newspaper "Edizioni Paoline.
- John Alderton: Gainsborough, England -- Actor (Zardoz).
- Nicolae Iorga: Romanian historian and politician 34th Prime Minister of Romania (d. 1940).
- 6th Heisman Trophy Award: Tom Harmon, Michigan (HB)
- Nazis signs Technical Hague court Delft
- World War II: At the Battle of Cape Spartivento, the Royal Navy engages the Regia Marina in the Mediterranean Sea.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1940 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Scrub Me, Mama, With a Boogie Beat - Will Bradley & His Orchestra
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