Wednesday 3 May 1939US date format: 5/3/1939, UK date format: 3/5/1939
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 3, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michel Roussin and Ousama Rawi.
Only Angels Have Wings, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
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- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Michel Roussin: French politician, minister of...
- Ousama Rawi
- Freddie Roulette
- Mimi Barthelemy
- Jonathan Harvey: English composer and educator (d. 2012).
- Gates Brown: American baseball player, a...
- Jose Torres: United States -- Boxer (Olympics).
- Jonathan David Harvey: English composer (Bhakti, Music of...
- [Karl Eduard] Wilhelm Groener: German general, dies at age 71.
- The All India Forward Bloc is formed by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.