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Monday 11 December 1939

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 11, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tom Hayden and Pier Cesare Baretti. Judge Hardy and Son, directed by George B. Seitz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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What the sky looked like on 11 December 1939

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

Judge Hardy and Son

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Fay Holden, Cecilia Parker

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Gulliver's Travels

Directed by: Dave Fleischer

Starring: Jessica Dragonette, Lanny Ross, Pinto Colvig, Cal Howard

Country: United States

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Four Wives

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Priscilla Lane, Rosemary Lane, Lola Lane, Gale Page

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El signo de la muerte

Directed by: Chano Urueta

Starring: Cantinflas, Manuel Medel, Carlos Orellana, Elena D'Orgaz

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Slightly Honorable

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Pat O'Brien, Edward Arnold, Broderick Crawford, Ruth Terry

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1939 ?

  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tom Hayden: American political activist, one of the "Chicago-7" during his radical hippie days.
  • Pier Cesare Baretti
  • Helmut Sohmen: Lawyer.
  • Milon Brych: Czechoslovakian medical fraud who worked as a doctor in the cancer ward of Auckland Public Hospital from 1972-1976 until he was charged with practicing medicine without a license.
  • Thomas McGuane: United States -- Writer (Colf Feet, Tom Horn, Missouri Breaks).
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  • New anti Jewish measurements in Poland, proclaimed

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 11, 1939 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1939 ?

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Bluebirds in the Moonlight - Dick Jurgens & His Orchestra
  2. In an Old Dutch Garden (By an Old Dutch Mill) - Dick Jurgens & His Orchestra
  3. Erskine Hawkins & His Orchestra - Tuxedo Junction
  4. Faithful Forever - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
  5. All the Things You Are - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra

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