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Tuesday 9 May 1939

1939-05-09

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Goodbye, Mr. Chips, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Robert Donat, Greer Garson, Terry Kilburn

Country: United States

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Only Angels Have Wings

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth

Country: United States

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Union Pacific

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Akim Tamiroff

Country: United States

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Juarez

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Paul Muni, Bette Davis, Brian Aherne

Country: United States

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Dark Victory

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Bette Davis, George Brent, Humphrey Bogart

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Television Surveys

Country: United Kingdom

Western Cabaret

Starring: Bill Campbell, Buck Douglas, Harry Lester, Ted North

Country: United Kingdom

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 May 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
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Facts:
  • Catholic church beatifies the first Native American, Kateri Tekakwitha.
  • Spain leaves the League of Nations.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1939?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James Joyce -- May 8, 1939
  • Life: Joe DiMaggio baseball
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Grover A. Whalen -- May 1, 1939

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Grapes of Wrath

By: John Steinbeck

The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized—and sometimes outraged—millions of readers. First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story ...

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All This, and Heaven Too

By: Rachel Field

This number-one bestselling novel is based on the true story of one of the most notorious murder cases in French history. The heroine, Henriette Deluzy-Desportes, governess to the children of the Duc de Praslin, found herself strangely drawn to her ...

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Rebecca

By: Daphne du Maurier

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young ...

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Wickford Point

By: John P. Marquand

- A rediscovery. WICKFORD POINT follows "The Late George Apley as the second of Marquand's acclaimed and bestselling novels that Back Bay has restored to print.-

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