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Monday 14 August 1939

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sixto Brillantes and Yvon Gourbal. The Wizard of Oz, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 while Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Percy Ponsonby

Starring: Charles Heslop

Percy Ponsonby

Starring: Charles Heslop

Percy Ponsonby

Starring: Charles Heslop

Percy Ponsonby

Starring: Charles Heslop

Percy Ponsonby

Starring: Charles Heslop

Movies

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

The Wizard of Oz

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger

Country: United States

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The Four Feathers

Directed by: Zoltan Korda

Starring: John Clements, Ralph Richardson, C. Aubrey Smith

Country: United States

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Beau Geste

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston

Country: United States

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Each Dawn I Die

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: James Cagney, George Raft, Jane Bryan

Country: United States

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Bachelor Mother

Directed by: Garson Kanin

Starring: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
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Facts:
  • 1st night games at Comiskey Park (White Sox 5, Browns 2)

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  • Life: Baby actress
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Maurice Gamelin -- Aug. 14, 1939
  • Life: FSAs Paul McNutt

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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The Grapes of Wrath

By: John Steinbeck

The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized—and sometimes outraged—millions of readers. First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story ...

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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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Escape

By: Ethel Vance

This vintage September, 1939 book, published by Little, Brown and Company, is a stated first edition. Synopsis The time is the late '30s before World War II. Emmy Ritter, an actress who had fled to America, foolishly returns to Nazi ...

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