Tuesday August 01, 1939

US date format: 8/1/1939, UK date format: 1/8/1939

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 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 Bob Frankford and Stephen Sykes. In Name Only, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Trooping the Colour.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
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Movies

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In Name Only

In Name Only

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Cary Grant, Carole Lombard, Kay Francis, Charles Coburn

The Spy in Black

The Spy in Black

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Sebastian Shaw, Marius Goring

Mr. Wong in Chinatown

Mr. Wong in Chinatown

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds, Grant Withers, Huntley Gordon

Beau Geste

Beau Geste

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy

Country: United States of America

Renegade Trail

Renegade Trail

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Charlotte Wynters

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Trooping the Colour

Trooping the Colour

Days to next August 01

If August 01, 1939 is your birthday you're 81 years, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 27 days.
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