Saturday 9 December 1939
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Gone with the Wind, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
while Escape by Ethel Vance was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 December 1939 ?
- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
- Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
- Tanzania - Independence Day (of Tanganyika from Britain, 1961)
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- Russian air raid on Helsinki, Finland.
- 27th Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 8-7.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1939 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Dick Jurgens & His Orchestra - Careless
- Stop! It's Wonderful - Orrin Tucker & His Orchestra
- The Little Red Fox - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
- Indian Summer - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
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