Friday 17 February 1939
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mary Ann Mobley in Biloxi and John Leyton.
Stagecoach, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Mary Ann Mobley in Biloxi: Mississippi, USA; Miss America-1959/actress (Diff'rent Strokes).
- John Leyton: English actor and singer.
- Willy Hess: German violinist and educator (d. 1928).
- Katwijk soccer team forms.
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