Saturday July 08, 1939

US date format: 7/8/1939, UK date format: 8/7/1939

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Gilles Caron and Marie-Françoise Ruperti. Bulldog Drummond's Bride, directed by James P. Hogan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Trooping the Colour.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald

Events

  • 59th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bobby Riggs beats E Cooke (26 86 36 63 62)

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Bulldog Drummond's Bride

Bulldog Drummond's Bride

Directed by: James P. Hogan

Starring: John Howard, Heather Angel, H.B. Warner, Reginald Denny

Bad Boy

Bad Boy

Directed by: Herbert Meyer

Starring: Johnny Downs, Rosalind Keith, Helen MacKellar, Spencer Williams

On Borrowed Time

On Borrowed Time

Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Cedric Hardwicke, Beulah Bondi, Una Merkel

The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

Directed by: Ford Beebe, Saul A. Goodkind

Starring: Johnny Mack Brown, Louise Stanley, Fuzzy Knight, Bill Cody Jr.

Bachelor Mother

Bachelor Mother

Directed by: Garson Kanin

Starring: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn, Frank Albertson

Country: United States of America

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Trooping the Colour

Trooping the Colour

Days to next July 08

If July 08, 1939 is your birthday you're 81 years, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 2 days.
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