Wednesday 8 March 1939
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 8, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jim Bouton and Jim Bouton in Newark.
Love Affair, directed by Leo McCarey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
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What the sky looked like on 8 March 1939
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Which were the important events of 8 March 1939 ?
- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
- Saint Humfried of Terwaan
- Saint Cyrillus of Africa
- Jim Bouton: American athlete, a top ranking major league baseball pitcher.
- Jim Bouton in Newark: New Jersey, USA; pitcher (New York Yankees)/author (Ball Four).
- Lydia Skoblikova: USSR -- Speed skater (1960, 64 Olympics - 6 Gold Medals).
- Yannis Vlachopoulos: Composer.
- Lidia Skoblikova: Russian skater.
- George William Reed: Astronomy writer / cartoonist (Dark Sky Legacy).
- Robert Tear in Barry: Wales; tenor (Welsh National Opera 1970).
- Lynn Seymour: Canadian ballerina and choreographer.
- Lidiya Skoblikova: Russian speed skater and coach.
- Robert Tear: Welsh tenor and conductor (d. 2011).
- Mike Lowry American politician (Representative-Democrat-Washington: 1979-).