Diana Mumby was born on July 1, 1922 in Detroit, Michigan. Diana’s first film was “A Night at Earl Carroll’s” (1940). Diana next appeared uncredited in “Up in Arms” (1944) with Danny Kaye, and was one of many “Goldwyn Girls”.
Diana Lewis was born on September 18, 1919 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Lewis began her film career in “All the King’s Horses”
1940 The Italians begin their invasion of British Somaliland, East Africa. Using some 25,000 troops, they push the small British garrison back towards the port of Berbera. 1941 Stimson shows Hull the Magic intercept of Toyoda’s “encirclement” message to Berlin, that Japan and Germany will encircle their enemies, Russia and India. The US Far East
1940 Churchill warns nation against believing rumours that invasion threat is over. Italian troops under General Guglielmo Nasi invade British Somaliland from Italian Ethiopia. 1941 The Archbishop of Munster gives a sermon in which he calls the Nazi euthanasia program murder. The archbishop is imprisoned in a German concentration camp until the end of the
1940 Montreal mayor Camillien Houde publicly urges Quebecers to not sign up for national registration for war duty. Lord Beaverbrook appointed to War Cabinet. French military court sentences de Gaulle to death in absentia. Italy reported to be massing troops on Libya-Egypt border. British Royal Navy bombards Italian naval base on Sardinia. 1941 US and
1940 RAF bomb Krupp works at Essen. British Order in Council declares the start of the grouse shooting season to be August 5 instead of the 12th. Hitler signs Directive No.17, requiring the Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine to increase their attacks against Britain and her shipping, in preparation for ‘Operation Sealion’. Russian Foreign Minister Molotov reaffirms
Little known singer/actress Gale Robbins was a knockout-looking hazel-eyed redhead who made a slight dent in post-war Hollywood.