Saturday April 01, 1939

US date format: 4/1/1939, UK date format: 1/4/1939

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 1, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Carol Devine and Rudolph Isley. Double Deal, directed by Arthur Dreifuss, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
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Events

  • US recognizes Franco government in Spain at end of Spanish civil war.
  • The Spanish Civil War comes to an end when the last of the Republican forces surrender.

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Movies

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Double Deal

Double Deal

Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss

Starring: Monte Hawley, Jeni Le Gon, Edward Thompson, Florence O'Brien

Broadway Serenade

Broadway Serenade

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Lew Ayres, Ian Hunter, Frank Morgan

Silver on the Sage

Silver on the Sage

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Ruth Rogers

Dodge City

Dodge City

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Ann Sheridan, Bruce Cabot

Country: United States of America

The Story of Alexander Graham Bell

The Story of Alexander Graham Bell

Directed by: Irving Cummings

Starring: Don Ameche, Loretta Young, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn

TV Series

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Percy Ponsonby

Percy Ponsonby

Starring: Charles Heslop

Vine Street

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States of America

Television Surveys

Television Surveys

Western Cabaret

Western Cabaret

Starring: Bill Campbell, Buck Douglas, Evelyn Dall, Harry Lester

Days to next April 01

If April 01, 1939 is your birthday you're 81 years, 4 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 27 days.
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