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Tuesday 13 June 1939

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Don "Sugarcane" Harris and Siegfried Fischbacher. Tarzan Finds a Son!, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 while Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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Tarzan Finds a Son!

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Sheffield

Country: United States

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Inspector Hornleigh

Directed by: Eugene Forde

Starring: Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Miki Hood

Country: United States

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Young Mr. Lincoln

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Alice Brady, Marjorie Weaver

Country: United States

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It's a Wonderful World

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke II

Starring: Claudette Colbert, James Stewart, Guy Kibbee

Country: United States

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Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Robert Donat, Greer Garson, Terry Kilburn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Ragnobert, martyr [GTZ: Lyon]
  • Saint Valericus, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
  • Roman Empire ? Quinquatrus Minusculae held in honor of Minerva
  • Roman Empire ? seventh day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • USA ? World Children's Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Don "Sugarcane" Harris: Rocker / actor (Soup for 1, Greeased Lightning).
  • Siegfried Fischbacher: German-American illusionist (of Siegfried and Roy) who completed his 4,000th performance in Las Vegas in January 1999, along with his partner, Roy.
  • Tom Cheek: American baseball broadcaster (d. 2005).
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Magazine Covers

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  • Life: Annapolis grads
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dorothy Thompson -- June 12, 1939
  • Life: Statue of Liberty

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Books

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Rebecca

By: Daphne du Maurier

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young ...

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All This, and Heaven Too

By: Rachel Field

This number-one bestselling novel is based on the true story of one of the most notorious murder cases in French history. The heroine, Henriette Deluzy-Desportes, governess to the children of the Duc de Praslin, found herself strangely drawn to her ...

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Disputed Passage

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

IT was two o'clock in the afternoon of the last Thursday in September, opening day of the autumn term. The weather was unseasonably sultry, and the air in Dr Milton (Tubby) Forrester's

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Wickford Point

By: John P. Marquand

- A rediscovery. WICKFORD POINT follows "The Late George Apley as the second of Marquand's acclaimed and bestselling novels that Back Bay has restored to print.-

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