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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- 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
- Saint Anthony of Padua), priest, confessor, Doctor of the Church [common; GTZ: Franciscans]
- Saint Agricius, bishop of Sens, confessor [GTZ: Sens]
- Saint Landoald, bishop, confessor [GTZ: Bruges]
- Saint Leo III, pope [PCP (Paris)]
- Saint Onuphrius, hermit, confessor [GTZ: Constance, Mainz]
- Saint Valerian, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Rambert
- Blessed Odwin
- Blessed Thomas Woodhouse, martyr
- Blessed Damhnade, virgin [ Fermanagh]
- Saint Felicola, virgin, martyr [GTZ: Cologne, Trier, Worms, France]
- 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).
- Volter A Kilpi: Finnish writer (Suljetuilla Porteilla), dies at 64.
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