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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 08, 1939?
- 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
- 59th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bobby Riggs beats E Cooke (26 86 36 63 62)
- [Henry] Havelock Ellis: English sexologist (Man & Woman), dies...
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