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Saturday 2 September 1939

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 2, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jack Lang and Henri Tachan. The Rains Came, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
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What the sky looked like on 2 September 1939

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Movies

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

The Rains Came

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Myrna Loy, Tyrone Power, George Brent, Brenda Joyce

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Golden Boy

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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Blackmail

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Hussey, Gene Lockhart, Bobs Watson

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ida Lupino, Alan Marshal

Country: United States

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Nurse Edith Cavell

Directed by: Herbert Wilcox

Starring: Anna Neagle, Edna May Oliver, George Sanders, May Robson

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TV Series

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

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Major League Baseball on NBC

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 September 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Sophia
  • Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
  • Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
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Facts:
  • The German-American League for Culture in Cleveland, Ohio, representing 103,000 German-Americans, issues a resolution calling on German people to rise up and defeat Adolf Hitler.
  • World War II: following the start of the invasion of Poland the previous day, the Free City of Danzig (now Gdansk, Poland) is annexed by Nazi Germany.
  • WWII:
  • Spain and Ireland declare their neutrality.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 02, 1939 - Geocentric view

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