Friday 13 October 1939US date format: 10/13/1939, UK date format: 13/10/1939
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 13, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Melinda Dillon and TJ Cloutier.
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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- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.