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Wednesday 19 July 1939

1939-07-19

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Beau Geste, directed by William A. Wellman, 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 months ?

Beau Geste

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston

Country: United States

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Each Dawn I Die

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: James Cagney, George Raft, Jane Bryan

Country: United States

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Bachelor Mother

Directed by: Garson Kanin

Starring: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Five Came Back

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Chester Morris, Lucille Ball, Wendy Barrie

Country: United States

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Tarzan Finds a Son!

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Sheffield

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
Famous Birthdays:
  • Wirkus Mietek: Polish Catholic healer who was born with his talent, first noticed by his mom when he was a toddler.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st use of fiberglass sutures, R P Scholz, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Dr Roy P Scholz is 1st surgeon to use fiberglass sutures
  • First use of fiberglass sutures, by R.P. Scholz, Saint Louis, Missouri.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Lord Halifax
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sonja Henie -- July 17, 1939
  • Life: Japan home guard

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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