Wednesday 12 July 1939
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Phillip Adams and George Metzger.
Bachelor Mother, directed by Garson Kanin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1939 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Phillip Adams: Australian columnist, provocative and prolific best-selling author, distinguished broadcaster and film-producer known as the 'Godfather of Australian Film,' Phillip Adams was named as one of Australia's 100 National Living Treasures by the National Trust in 1998.
- George Metzger: American cartoonist and animator.
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