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Wednesday 4 January 1939

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 4, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jon Appleton and Oliver Clark in Buffalo. Son of Frankenstein, directed by Rowland V. Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Western Cabaret.
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What the sky looked like on 4 January 1939

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Movies

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

Son of Frankenstein

Directed by: Rowland V. Lee

Starring: Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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The Mikado

Directed by: Victor Schertzinger

Starring: Kenny Baker, John Barclay, Martyn Green, Sydney Granville

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The Sisters

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Errol Flynn, Bette Davis, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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Lightning Carson Rides Again

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Tim McCoy, Joan Barclay, Ted Adams, Bob Terry

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The Lady Objects

Directed by: Erle C. Kenton

Starring: Gloria Stuart, Lanny Ross, Joan Marsh, Roy Benson

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TV Series

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

Western Cabaret

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

Guest Night

Starring: A.G. Street

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Foundations of Cookery

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

BBC TV Cricket

Starring: Richie Benaud, Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards, David Gower

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Eric Wild and His Band

Starring: Eric Wild and His Band

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 January 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
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Facts:
  • Frieda Wunderlich elected 1st woman Dean of a US graduate school
  • Hermann Goering appoints Reinhard Heydrich head of Jewish Emigration.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 04, 1939 - Geocentric view

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