Sunday 12 November 1939
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lucia Popp and Ruby Nash Curtis.
Another Thin Man, directed by W.S. Van Dyke II, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Lucia Popp: Czech / Austria soprano (Vienna Opera), dies at 54.
- Ruby Nash Curtis: US singer (Romantics-Our Day Will Come).
- Pier Baretti: Italian president of the Soccer Club of Florentina.
- Roland Hepp: Belgian astrologer and Board member of the Netherlands Astrological group; he became Chairman after Bob Dijkstra's death in 2/1995.
- Alain Pralon: French actor, an honorary member of the Comédie-Française.
- Dieter Wedel: German film maker and script writer.
- Ruby Garnett: American singer (Ruby & the Romantics).
- Terry McDonald: English footballer and coach.
- Jews in Lodz Poland ordered to wear yellow star of David
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