Saturday 8 April 1939
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 8, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Clare Prophet and David Frost.
Frontier Pony Express, directed by Joseph Kane, 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..
What the sky looked like on 8 April 1939
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Which were the important events of 8 April 1939 ?
- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
- Elizabeth Clare Prophet
- David Frost: Journalist.
- Mary Leona Gage: American beauty pageant contestant and actress (d. 2010).
- John Arbuthnott: Sir John Peebles Arbuthnott is a Scottish microbiologist, and was Principal of the University of Strathclyde.
- Francis Ford Coppola: Director.
- Manolis Angelopoulos: Greek singer (d. 1989).
- Mary Gage: American model and actress Miss USA 1957 (d. 2010).
- Trina Hyman: American author and illustrator (d. 2004).
- Elizabeth Prophet: American spiritual leader and guru, leader of the Church Universal and Triumphant (CUT) based on Gnostic Christianity, Buddhism, New Age mysticism and masonry.
- King Zog I of Albania, flees
- ACV soccer team forms in Axes.