Wednesday 5 April 1939
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Winters and Lonnie White.
Buck Rogers, directed by Ford Beebe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
while All This, and Heaven Too by Rachel Field was one of the best selling books.
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- 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)
- 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.
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