Sunday October 01, 1939

US date format: 10/1/1939, UK date format: 1/10/1939

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 George Archer and Arlette Franco. Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday, directed by Walter Forde, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 01, 1939?


Holidays

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Events

  • Churchill calls Soviets riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma

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Movies

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Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday

Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday

Directed by: Walter Forde

Starring: Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Linden Travers, Wally Patch

Eternally Yours

Eternally Yours

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Loretta Young, David Niven, Hugh Herbert, Billie Burke

The Arizona Kid

The Arizona Kid

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sally March, Stuart Hamblen

Dust Be My Destiny

Dust Be My Destiny

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: John Garfield, Priscilla Lane, Alan Hale, Frank McHugh

Babes in Arms

Babes in Arms

Directed by: Busby Berkeley

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Charles Winninger, Guy Kibbee

TV Series

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Come and Be Televised

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Major League Baseball on NBC

Major League Baseball on NBC

Starring: Bob Costas, Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek, Vin Scully

Days to next October 01

If October 01, 1939 is your birthday you're 80 years, 11 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 days.
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