Sunday 31 December 1939, NewYear’s Eve
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Hunchback of Notre Dame, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 31 December 1939 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
NBC News (1940 TV Series)
Which were the important events of 31 December 1939 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
See other famous people born on 31 December
Willye White: US long jumper (1956 Olympics - Silver Medalist - appeared in 5 Olympics).
- 25 U-boats sunk this month (81,000 ton)
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1939 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
The Man Who Comes Around - Tommy Tucker & His Orchestra
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in December 1939?
- Life: Skating fashions
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Vivien Leigh -- Dec. 25, 1939
- Life: Canadian general
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
- 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.-
Tell the world why 31 December 1939 is such a special date for you!