Saturday 20 May 1939
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bruce Beasley and Balu Mahendra.
It's a Wonderful World, directed by W.S. Van Dyke II, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Bruce Beasley: American sculptor, he has worked in metal, wood, stone and acrylic.
- Balu Mahendra: Sri Lankan-Indian director cinematographer and screenwriter (d. 2014).
- John Younger: Scottish politician Lord Lieutenant of Tweeddale.
- Joe Carr: NFL hall of famer / NFL President (1921-39), dies at 59.
- 3 Little Fishies, by Kay Kyser hits #1
- 1st regular transatlantic airmail (NY to Marsseille France)
- Pan Am begins regular transatlantic airmail and passenger service across the North Atlantic.
- Pan-American Airways begins trans-Atlantic mail service with the inaugural flight of its Yankee Clipper from Port Washington, New York.
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