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Saturday 14 January 1939

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 14, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hannibal Giudice and Kurt Moylan. They Made Me a Criminal, directed by Busby Berkeley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Television Surveys.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

They Made Me a Criminal

Directed by: Busby Berkeley

Starring: John Garfield, Claude Rains, The Dead End Kids, Ann Sheridan

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Mr. Moto's Last Warning

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Peter Lorre, Ricardo Cortez, Virginia Field, John Carradine

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Son of Frankenstein

Directed by: Rowland V. Lee

Starring: Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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The Mikado

Directed by: Victor Schertzinger

Starring: Kenny Baker, John Barclay, Martyn Green, Sydney Granville

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Listen, Darling

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Judy Garland, Freddie Bartholomew, Mary Astor, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Television Surveys

Western Cabaret

Starring: Bill Campbell, Buck Douglas, Evelyn Dall, Harry Lester

Guest Night

Starring: A.G. Street

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Foundations of Cookery

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

BBC TV Cricket

Starring: Richie Benaud, Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards, David Gower

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 14, 1939 - Geocentric view

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Life magazine
  • LIFE: Romanian boy
  • Time: Dr. Oscar Riddle of the Carnegie Institution's Station for Experimental Evolution, pituitary gland e

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