Wednesday 6 December 1939US date format: 12/6/1939, UK date format: 6/12/1939
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 6, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre-Louis Fagniez .
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 6 December 1939
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Which were the important events of 6 December 1939 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- 5th Heisman Trophy Award: Nile Kinnick, Iowa (HB).
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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