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Monday 9 January 1939

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Susannah York and Susannah York. They Made Me a Criminal, directed by Busby Berkeley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Television Surveys.
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What the sky looked like on 9 January 1939

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

They Made Me a Criminal

Directed by: Busby Berkeley

Starring: John Garfield, Claude Rains, The Dead End Kids, Ann Sheridan

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Mr. Moto's Last Warning

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Peter Lorre, Ricardo Cortez, Virginia Field, John Carradine

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Son of Frankenstein

Directed by: Rowland V. Lee

Starring: Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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The Mikado

Directed by: Victor Schertzinger

Starring: Kenny Baker, John Barclay, Martyn Green, Sydney Granville

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Listen, Darling

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Judy Garland, Freddie Bartholomew, Mary Astor, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Television Surveys

Western Cabaret

Starring: Bill Campbell, Buck Douglas, Evelyn Dall, Harry Lester

Guest Night

Starring: A.G. Street

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Foundations of Cookery

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

BBC TV Cricket

Starring: Richie Benaud, Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards, David Gower

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Susannah York: British leading lady of stage and starring in over 60 films, as well as being an author of screen plays and children's books.
  • Susannah York: British leading lady of stage and starring in over 60 films, as well as being an author of screen plays and children's books.
  • Tony Dreyfus: French lawyer and politician, a member of the National Assembly of France from 1997 to 2012.
  • Denis Devaux
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Famous Deaths:
  • Johann Strauss: Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 09, 1939 - Geocentric view

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Life magazine
  • LIFE: Romanian boy
  • Time: Dr. Oscar Riddle of the Carnegie Institution's Station for Experimental Evolution, pituitary gland e

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