Sunday March 12, 1939

US date format: 3/12/1939, UK date format: 12/3/1939

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 12, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Charlie A Brown and Barbara Feldon in Pittsburgh. Love Affair, directed by Leo McCarey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
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Events

  • Pope Pius XII crowned in Vatican ceremonies.

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Movies

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Love Affair

Love Affair

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Maria Ouspenskaya, Lee Bowman

Country: United States of America

Je t'attendrai

Je t'attendrai

Directed by: Léonide Moguy

Starring: Jean-Pierre Aumont, Corinne Luchaire, Édouard Delmont, Berthe Bovy

Three Smart Girls Grow Up

Three Smart Girls Grow Up

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Deanna Durbin, Charles Winninger, Nan Grey, Helen Parrish

The Little Princess

The Little Princess

Directed by: Walter Lang, William A. Seiter

Starring: Shirley Temple, Richard Greene, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter

Country: United States of America

Inspector Hornleigh

Inspector Hornleigh

Directed by: Eugene Forde

Starring: Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Miki Hood, Wally Patch

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Percy Ponsonby

Percy Ponsonby

Starring: Charles Heslop

Vine Street

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States of America

Television Surveys

Television Surveys

Western Cabaret

Western Cabaret

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

BBC TV Cricket

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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