Friday 7 July 1939
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Laurie Silvers and François-Xavier Loizeau.
Bachelor Mother, directed by Garson Kanin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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- Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
- United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
- Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
- Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
- Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
- Solomon Islands - Independence Day (1978)
- Spain - San Fermfn festival or running of the bulls, in Pamplona, Navarre.
- Worldwide - Bungie Day
- United States - Bonza bottler day
- Japan - Tanabata
- Laurie Silvers: Horse trainer.
- François-Xavier Loizeau: French Catholic clergyman, who was Bishop of Digne from 1998 to 2014.
- Jerom Reehuis: Dutch actor and poet.
- Paul Solomon: American psychic, a former Baptist minister who left the church to give psychic and life readings in the nature of the Cayce work.
- Elena Obraztsova: Russian soprano and actress (d. 2015).
- James Deacon White: baseball player who jumped teams in 1876 (Chicago), dies at age 91.
- 52nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Kay Stammers (62 60)
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