Friday December 08, 1939
US date format: 12/8/1939, UK date format: 8/12/1939
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 8, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include James Galway and Red Berenson.
Zorro's Fighting Legion, directed by John English, William Witney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 08, 1939?
- Malta - Public Holiday.
- Panama - Mother's Day
- Romania - Constitution Day
- Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
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- Ernest Schelling: Composer, dies at 63.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 08, 1939?
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Top #4 songs in the USA
- Kay Kyser & His Orchestra - The Little Red Fox
- Dick Jurgens & His Orchestra - Careless
- Orrin Tucker & His Orchestra - Stop! It's Wonderful
- Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra - Indian Summer