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.
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Which were the important events of 12 August 1939 ?
- Pam Ryan-Kilborn: Australia -- Hurdler (1968 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- George Hamilton in Memphis: Tennessee, USA; actor (Love at first Bite, Where the Boys Are).
- Skip Caray: American TV and radio baseball announcer (Atlanta Braves) (d. 2008).
- Michael D Antonovich: American politician.
- George Hamilton: American actor, a tanned and gorgeous sex symbol.
- Pam Kilborn: Australian hurdler sprinter and long jumper
- David King: South African chemist and academic
- Roy Romanow: Canadian lawyer and politician 12th Premier of Saskatchewan
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