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Sunday 2 July 1939

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 2, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Albina du Boisrouvray and Barbara Colby. On Borrowed Time, directed by Harold S. Bucquet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Trooping the Colour.
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What the sky looked like on 2 July 1939

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Movies

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

On Borrowed Time

Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Cedric Hardwicke, Beulah Bondi, Una Merkel

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Bachelor Mother

Directed by: Garson Kanin

Starring: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn, Frank Albertson

Country: United States

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Five Came Back

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Chester Morris, Lucille Ball, Wendy Barrie, John Carradine

Country: United States

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Daughters Courageous

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: John Garfield, Claude Rains, Jeffrey Lynn, Fay Bainter

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Maisie

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Robert Young, Ann Sothern, Ruth Hussey, Ian Hunter

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TV Series

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Trooping the Colour

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
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Facts:
  • The 1st World Science Fiction Convention opens in New York City.
  • Theodore Roosevelt's head is dedicated at Mount Rushmore.
  • Lou Gehrig gives his last public speech, following a diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In it, he says, ampquotToday, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.ampquot
  • The Neuengamme concentration camp becomes autonomous.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 02, 1939 - Geocentric view

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