Saturday 28 December 1940
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alvin Elliot Singleton and Lonnie Liston Smith American jazz performer (Cosmic Echoes.
The Reluctant Dragon, directed by Alfred L. Werker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching Men at Work.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 December 1940 ?
- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- Alvin Elliot Singleton: Composer.
- Lonnie Liston Smith American jazz performer (Cosmic Echoes: Magic Lady).
- Loredana Furno: Italian ballerina and choreographer.
- Don Francisco: Chilean television host.
- A Antony: Indian lawyer and politician Indian Minister of Defence.
- Arthur Morris scores 111 in second innings of first game after 148.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1940 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Yes, My Darling Daughter - Dinah Shore
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