Sunday 1 October 1939US 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).
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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- 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
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- George Archer: American professional golfer, a member...
- Arlette Franco
- Len Cariou: Actor.
- Jean-Marie Lehn: Scientist.
- Philip Cox: Philip Cox: Australian architect who...
- Geoffrey Whitehead: English actor.
- Churchill calls Soviets riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma