Sunday 1 January 1939, NewYear’s Day
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 1, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michèle Mercier and John Grundhofer.
King of the Underworld, directed by Lewis Seiler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching BBC TV Cricket.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 January 1939
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1939 ?
- Michèle Mercier: French actress.
- Michele Mercier: French actress.
- John Grundhofer: American accountant and CEO in charge of First Bank System, a bank holding company.
- Michéle Mercier: Nice Actor.
- Phil Read: English motorcycle racer and businessman.
- William Hewlett and David Packard found Hewlett-Packard in the USA.
- Anglo-American trade agreement goes into effect, cutting tariffs in US, England, and Crown Colonies.
- Sydney, Australia, swelters in 45 ?C (113 ?F) heat, a record for the city.
- The Hewlett-Packard Company is founded.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1939 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- They Say - Artie Shaw & His Orchestra
- Thanks for Everything - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- You're A Sweet Little Headache - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Martha Tilton)