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Sunday 10 December 1939

1939-12-10

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Gone with the Wind, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Gone with the Wind

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States

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Destry Rides Again

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, James Stewart, Mischa Auer

Country: United States

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Another Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke II

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Virginia Grey

Country: United States

Allegheny Uprising

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Claire Trevor, John Wayne, George Sanders

Country: United States

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The Flying Deuces

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jean Parker

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 December 1939 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Dick Bavetta: American basketball player and referee.
  • Barry Cunliffe: English archaeologist and academic.
  • Charles Shoemate: American merchandise marketer and CEO in charge of CPC International, a worldwide food brands line.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Green Bay Packers win NFL championship, beat the New York Giants 27-0
  • KNVB celebrates 50th anniversary

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1939 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Indian Summer - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  2. The Little Red Fox - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
  3. Stop! It's Wonderful - Orrin Tucker & His Orchestra
  4. Dick Jurgens & His Orchestra - Careless

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: UCLA Homecoming
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Carl Sandburg -- Dec. 4, 1939
  • Esquire

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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