Saturday 5 August 1939
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 5, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Princess Irene of the Netherlands and Princess Irene.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 August 1939
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1939 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Princess Irene of the Netherlands
- Frank Vincent: Actor.
- Princess Irene: of the Netherlands.
- Irene : Dutch royalty, the second of four daughters of Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard of Holland.
- Roger Clark: English race car driver (d. 1998).