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Wednesday 1 March 1939

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Warren Davis and Suga . Stagecoach, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 while Escape by Ethel Vance was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Stagecoach

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Andy Devine

Country: United States

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Made for Each Other

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Carole Lombard, James Stewart, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Gunga Din

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Victor McLaglen

Country: United States

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Jesse James

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Henry Fonda, Nancy Kelly

Country: United States

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Son of Frankenstein

Directed by: Rowland V. Lee

Starring: Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 March 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Eudoxia
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
  • Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
  • Saint David's Day (National Holiday of Wales).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Warren Davis: rocker (Monotones).
  • Suga : Japanese royalty, the youngest of seven children born to Emperor Hirohito and his wife.
  • Adnan Al-Kaissie: Iraqi wrestler and manager.
  • Leo Brouwer: Cuban guitarist composer and conductor.
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Facts:
  • A Japanese Imperial Army ammunition dump explodes at Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, killing 94.

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Books

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Escape

By: Ethel Vance

This vintage September, 1939 book, published by Little, Brown and Company, is a stated first edition. Synopsis The time is the late '30s before World War II. Emmy Ritter, an actress who had fled to America, foolishly returns to Nazi ...

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Rebecca

By: Daphne du Maurier

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 ...

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Disputed Passage

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

IT was two o'clock in the afternoon of the last Thursday in September, opening day of the autumn term. The weather was unseasonably sultry, and the air in Dr Milton (Tubby) Forrester's

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Wickford Point

By: John P. Marquand

- 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.-

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