Thursday 8 June 1939
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bernie Casey in Wyco and Herb Adderley in Philadelphia.
Inspector Hornleigh, directed by Eugene Forde, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
- Bernie Casey in Wyco: West Virginia, USA; actor (Boxcar Bertha, Rent-a-Cop).
- Herb Adderley in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; NFL hall of famer (Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys).
- Bernie Casey: American football player and actor.
- Ruthe Jones: Delaware-Shawnee-Peoria painter.
- Francis Jacobs: English lawyer and judge.
- British King George VI visits US
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