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Saturday 14 January 1939

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hannibal Giudice and Kurt Moylan. Jesse James, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 while Disputed Passage by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Television Surveys.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Jesse James

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Henry Fonda, Nancy Kelly

Country: United States

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Son of Frankenstein

Directed by: Rowland V. Lee

Starring: Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi

Country: United States

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The Dawn Patrol

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, David Niven

Country: United States

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A Christmas Carol

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart

Country: United States

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Directed by: Anthony Asquith

Starring: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Television Surveys

Television Surveys

Television Surveys

Television Surveys

Television Surveys

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 January 1939 ?

  • Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
  • Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
  • Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
  • New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
  • Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hannibal Giudice: American pro astrologer from 1979.
  • Kurt Moylan: Guamanian businessman and politician 1st Lieutenant Governor of Guam.
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  • All commercial ferry service to East Bay ends
  • Norway claims Queen Maud Land in Antarctica.

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

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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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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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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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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