Wednesday 31 January 1940
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jessica Walter in Brooklyn and Stuart Margolin in Davenport.
Pinocchio, directed by Norman Ferguson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
while The Nazarene by Sholem Asch was one of the best selling books.
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- Blessed Ludovica
- Saint Geminianus
- Saint Marcella
- Saint Pedro Nolasco
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
- Jessica Walter in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actress (Play Misty For Me, Amy Prentiss).
- Stuart Margolin in Davenport: Iowa, USA; actor (Love American Style, The Rockford Files).
- Kitch Christie: South African rugby player and coach (d. 1998).
- 40 U-boats sunk this month (111,000 ton)
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