Sunday 12 March 1939
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Mlinaric and Barbara Feldon in Pittsburgh.
Love Affair, directed by Leo McCarey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
while The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
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- 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.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- David Mlinaric: British interior director.
- Barbara Feldon in Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania, USA; actress (Agent 99 - Get Smart).
- Charlie Brown: American hippie active in the sub-culture interest of the plight of the American Indians in San Francisco's days of flower-power.
- Lyndsie Holland: English actress and singer (d. 2014).
- Jude Milhon: American hacker and author (d. 2003).
- Pope Pius XII crowned in Vatican ceremonies.
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