Friday May 05, 1939
US date format: 5/5/1939, UK date format: 5/5/1939
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 5, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Wynants and Cesare Fiorio.
Only Angels Have Wings, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 05, 1939?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
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- Flash floods kill 75 in Northeast Kentucky, USA.
- Pierre Wynants: Belgian restaurateur, the owner of Comme...
- James R Jones American politician (Representative-Democrat-Oklahoma: 1973-).
- Cesare Fiorio: Italian sporting director of various...
- Ray Gosling: English journalist author and activist...
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