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Friday 11 August 1939

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 11, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kate O'Mara and Attila Bozay. The Man They Could Not Hang, directed by Nick Grinde, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Trooping the Colour.
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What the sky looked like on 11 August 1939

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Movies

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

The Man They Could Not Hang

Directed by: Nick Grinde

Starring: Boris Karloff, Lorna Gray, Robert Wilcox, Roger Pryor

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In Old Monterey

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, June Storey, George 'Gabby' Hayes

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In Name Only

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Cary Grant, Carole Lombard, Kay Francis, Charles Coburn

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The Spy in Black

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Sebastian Shaw, Marius Goring

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Mr. Wong in Chinatown

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds, Grant Withers, Huntley Gordon

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TV Series

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

Trooping the Colour

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
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  • Sergei Rachmaninovs last appearance in Europe

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 11, 1939 - Geocentric view

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