Sunday 6 August 1939US date format: 8/6/1939, UK date format: 6/8/1939
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 6, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Sarne and William "Sonny" Sanders.
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.
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- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
Famous Birthdays:06 August
- 1st broadcast of Dinah Shore Show on NBC-radio