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Thursday 3 August 1939

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 3, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jack Strehl and Ivo Consolini. In Name Only, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Trooping the Colour.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

In Name Only

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Cary Grant, Carole Lombard, Kay Francis, Charles Coburn

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The Spy in Black

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Sebastian Shaw, Marius Goring

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Mr. Wong in Chinatown

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds, Grant Withers, Huntley Gordon

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Beau Geste

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy

Country: United States

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Renegade Trail

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Charlotte Wynters

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TV Series

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

Trooping the Colour

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 August 1939 ?

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
  • St. Walthen
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jack Strehl: American entrepreneur, an electrical engineer who built a national semi-conductor company in Silicon Valley.
  • Ivo Consolini: Italian designer, stylist of haute couture.
  • Wes Craven: Director.
  • John W. Snow: Economist.
  • Jimmie Nicol: English drummer (The Spotnicks and Colin Hicks & The Cabin Boys).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jean Genets Ondine, premieres in Paris

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 03, 1939 - Geocentric view

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