Saturday 2 December 1939
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Hunt and Alain Senderens.
Destry Rides Again, directed by George Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 2 December 1939 ?
- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
- Jonathan Hunt: New Zealand politician, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
- Alain Senderens: French chef, credited as one of the founders of Nouvelle Cuisine.
- Harry Reid: American politician.
- Yael Dayan: Israeli journalist author and politician.
- Francis Fox: Canadian lawyer and politician 48th Secretary of State for Canada.
- New York's La Guardia Airport begins operations as an airliner from Chicago lands, one minute after midnight.
- British Imperial Airways and British Airways merge to form BOAC.
- New York City's La Guardia Airport opens.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1939 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- South of the Border (Down Mexico Way) - Ambrose & His Orchestra vocal Denny Dennis
Search For Your Ancestors
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?