Friday 4 August 1939
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Frankie Ford [Frank Guzzo] and Bob Meyer.
The Four Feathers, directed by Zoltan Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
- Frankie Ford [Frank Guzzo]: Gretna, Louisiana -- Rock vocalist (Sea Cruise).
- Bob Meyer: American baseball player, left-handed pitcher/right-handed batter with the New York Yankees (1964), Los Angeles Angels (1964), Kansas City Athletics (1964), and Seattle Pilots/Milwaukee Brewers (1969–1970).
- Jack Cunningham: Baron Cunningham of Felling English politician Minister for the Cabinet Office.
- Frank Vincent: American actor and producer.
- Neville Chamberlain dismisses Parliament until October 3.
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