Tuesday 5 December 1939
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 5, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ricardo Bofill and Frederik van Rossum.
An Adventure of Salvator Rosa, directed by Alessandro Blasetti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 December 1939
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 5 December 1939 ?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
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Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1939 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Indian Summer - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- Stop! It's Wonderful - Orrin Tucker & His Orchestra
- Careless - Dick Jurgens & His Orchestra
- The Little Red Fox - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra