#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Saturday 12 August 1939

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pam Ryan-Kilborn and George Hamilton in Memphis. The Wizard of Oz, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 while Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1939 or at August 12 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 12 August 1939 and get them!

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Percy Ponsonby

Starring: Charles Heslop

Percy Ponsonby

Starring: Charles Heslop

Percy Ponsonby

Starring: Charles Heslop

Percy Ponsonby

Starring: Charles Heslop

Percy Ponsonby

Starring: Charles Heslop

Movies

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

The Wizard of Oz

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger

Country: United States

More info

The Four Feathers

Directed by: Zoltan Korda

Starring: John Clements, Ralph Richardson, C. Aubrey Smith

Country: United States

More info

Beau Geste

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston

Country: United States

More info

Each Dawn I Die

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: James Cagney, George Raft, Jane Bryan

Country: United States

More info

Bachelor Mother

Directed by: Garson Kanin

Starring: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 12 August 1939!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 August 1939 ?

Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 12 August

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 12 August 1939 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1939?

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Rebecca

By: Daphne du Maurier

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young ...

More info

Wickford Point

By: John P. Marquand

- A rediscovery. WICKFORD POINT follows "The Late George Apley as the second of Marquand's acclaimed and bestselling novels that Back Bay has restored to print.-

More info

Disputed Passage

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

IT was two o'clock in the afternoon of the last Thursday in September, opening day of the autumn term. The weather was unseasonably sultry, and the air in Dr Milton (Tubby) Forrester's

More info

Escape

By: Ethel Vance

This vintage September, 1939 book, published by Little, Brown and Company, is a stated first edition. Synopsis The time is the late '30s before World War II. Emmy Ritter, an actress who had fled to America, foolishly returns to Nazi ...

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 12 August 1939 is such a special date for you!