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Thursday 12 October 1939

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 12, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carolee Schneemann . Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
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What the sky looked like on 12 October 1939

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Movies

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

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Country: United States

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At the Circus

Directed by: Edward Buzzell

Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Kenny Baker

Country: United States

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The Human Monster

Directed by: Walter Summers

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Hugh Williams, Greta Gynt, Edmon Ryan

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Sabotage

Directed by: Harold Young

Starring: Arleen Whelan, Gordon Oliver, Charley Grapewin, Lucien Littlefield

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Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday

Directed by: Walter Forde

Starring: Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Linden Travers, Wally Patch

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Major League Baseball on NBC

Starring: Bob Costas, Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek, Vin Scully

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Carolee Schneemann: American visual artist, known for her discourses on the body, sexuality and gender.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 12, 1939 - Geocentric view

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