Wednesday 5 April 1939
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 5, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Winters and Hugh Masekela.
Frontier Pony Express, directed by Joseph Kane, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
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What the sky looked like on 5 April 1939
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1939 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Hugh Masekela: Musician.
- David Winters: London, England -- Choreographer (Steve Allen Comedy Hour).
- Lonnie White: vocalist (Smokey Robinson and Miracles - "Shop Around").
- Andrew Buxton: CEO (Barclays Bank).
- Crispian St Peters: English singer (d. 2010).
- Crown Leka: Albanian royalty, the only son of King Zog I of the Albanians and his queen consort, born Countess Géraldine Apponyi de Nagyappony.
- Crispian Peters: English singer-songwriter (d. 2010).
- Ronald White: American singer-songwriter (The Miracles) (d. 1995).
- Membership in Hitler Youth becomes obligatory in Germany.