Thursday June 08, 1939: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 6/8/1939, UK date format: 8/6/1939

June 8th, 1939 was the 159th day of the year 1939 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Gemini. The day of the week was Thursday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Bernie Casey and Rita Lafontaine.

Down the Wyoming Trail, directed by Albert Herman, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1939

On TV people were watching Trooping the Colour.

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Magazine covers

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June 08, 1939 Events

What happened on June 08, 1939?

Historical Events

  • British King George VI visits US

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June 08, 1939 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on June 08, 1939?

Other June 8th famous birthdays

  • American recording artist, songwriter and record producer.

  • Joan Rivers

    American comedian, considered by many to be one of the most funny women on the planet.

  • Monaco royalty was the first child of Princess Caroline Casiraghi and Stefano Casiraghi.

  • Nancy Sinatra

    American singer and author, she is the eldest child of Frank Sinatra, her famous crooner father, and Nancy Sinatra, his wife.

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How old am I?

If June 08, 1939 is your birthday you are 84 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on June 08.

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June 08, 1939 Famous Deaths

Other June 8th famous deaths

  • American psychologist and academic (d. 1970).

  • Gabonese politician and lieutenant President of Gabon (d.2009).

  • American actor who acted in over 70 films in just 35 years.

  • German stage actor, singer and socialist; leading interpreter for roles created by dramatist Bertolt Brecht; tortured in the wwii by the...

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June 08, 1939 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Gemini personality

Who should a Gemini marry?

Babies born in June are either Gemini or Cancer. People born before June 20th are Gemini, while people born from June 21st have the sign of Cancer

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Chinese Zodiac

Rabbit chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rabbit

Element: Earth

Rabbit personality

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June 08, 1939 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was June 08, 1939?

The day of the week was Thursday.

June 8th marks the 158th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1939.

There are 206 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


June 08, 1939 Holidays and Observances

What is special on June 08, 1939?


  • World Ocean Day.
  • Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
  • Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
  • Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
  • Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
  • Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
  • Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
  • Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
  • Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
  • saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]


  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Down the Wyoming Trail

Down the Wyoming Trail

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Albert Herman

Starring: Tex Ritter, White Flash, Mary Brodel, Bobby Larson

Young Mr. Lincoln

Young Mr. Lincoln

Release year: 1939

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Alice Brady, Marjorie Weaver, Arleen Whelan

Country: United States of America

Wolf Call

Wolf Call

Release year: 1939

Directed by: George Waggner

Starring: John Carroll, Movita, George Lynn, Guy Usher

The Gorilla

The Gorilla

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Jimmy Ritz, Harry Ritz, Al Ritz, Anita Louise

Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Sam Wood, Sidney Franklin

Starring: Robert Donat, Greer Garson, Terry Kilburn, John Mills

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Trooping the Colour

Trooping the Colour

Release year: 1939

Directed by: NA

Magazine Covers

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Birth chart on this day

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June 08, 1939 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for June 08, 1939 is Last Quarter.

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Sport Games on June 08, 1939

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