Tuesday 14 March 1939
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bertrand Blier and Yves Boisset.
Love Affair, directed by Leo McCarey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
while Disputed Passage by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
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- Albania - Summer Day: Albanian holiday Summer is celebrated in this day in Elbasan and its surroundings.
- Pi Day - unofficial mathematics holiday.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honor of Mars were held.
- Saint Mathildis
- Saint Paulina
- Blessed Eve of Liege
- Japan - White Day: Japanese holiday similar to Valentine's Day (men give gifts to women).
- Bertrand Blier: French screenwriter and film director.
- Yves Boisset: French film director, mostly known for "Un Taxi mauve" with Charlotte Rampling.
- Raymond J Barry: American actor.
- Stavros Xarhakos: Greek composer.
- Pilar Bardem: Spanish actress.
- Raymond Barry: American actor.
- Stavros Xarchakos: Greek composer conductor and politician.
- William Benjamin Lenoir in Miami: Florida, USA; astronaut (STS-5).
- Nazi Germany dissolves Republic of Czechoslovakia
- England draw with South Africa in cricket at Durban on the 10th day.
- Slovakia declares independence under German pressure.
- The Slovak provincial assembly proclaims independence priest Jozef Tiso becomes the president of the independent Slovak government.
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