Friday 6 October 1939
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 6, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Melvyn Bragg and John J LaFalce.
Sabotage, directed by Harold Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
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- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
- Melvyn Bragg: British writer, editor and presenter of the prestigious arts program, "The South Bank Show," which was the winner of 87 major awards.
- John J LaFalce: (Rep-D-New York, 1975- ).
- Jack Cullen: American baseball player.
- Douglas K Bereuter: (Rep-R-Nebraska, 1979- ).
- Sheila Greibach: American computer scientist and academic.
- John LaFalce: American politician, and former Member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.
- Richard Delgado: American lawyer and academic.
- Adolf Hitler denies he intends to go to war against France and Britain
- Hitler announces plans to regulate Jewish problem
- World War II: The last Polish army is defeated.