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Sunday 2 April 1939

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 2, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marvin Gaye and Christian Jaccard. Double Deal, directed by Arthur Dreifuss, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
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What the sky looked like on 2 April 1939

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Movies

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

Double Deal

Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss

Starring: Monte Hawley, Jeni Le Gon, Edward Thompson, Florence O'Brien

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Broadway Serenade

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Lew Ayres, Ian Hunter, Frank Morgan

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Silver on the Sage

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Ruth Rogers

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Dodge City

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Ann Sheridan, Bruce Cabot

Country: United States

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The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edna May Oliver, Walter Brennan

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Percy Ponsonby

Starring: Charles Heslop

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

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Western Cabaret

Starring: Bill Campbell, Buck Douglas, Evelyn Dall, Harry Lester

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 April 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marvin Gaye: American singer, songwriter, keyboard player and drummer, one of the lead stars of the Motown group during the '60's and '70s and an influential force in the music scene.
  • Christian Jaccard: Swiss-French painter and sculptor.
  • Pertti Paasio: Finnish politician from the Social Democratic Party.
  • John Snow: American legal economist and CEO in charge of CSX, a transportation company.
  • Phil Niekro: Athlete.
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Facts:
  • 6th Golf Masters Championship: Ralph Guldahl wins, shooting a 279.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 02, 1939 - Geocentric view

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