Sunday May 14, 1939: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 5/14/1939, UK date format: 14/5/1939

May 14th, 1939 was the 134th day of the year 1939 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Sunday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Colette Nys-Mazure and M N Fathulin.

Goodbye, Mr. Chips, directed by Sam Wood, Sidney Franklin, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1939

On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Magazine covers

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May 14, 1939 Events

What happened on May 14, 1939?

Historical Events

  • Lina Medina, a 5-year old Peruvian girl, gives birth to a baby boy, becoming the youngest confirmed mother in medical history.
  • King George VI and Queen Elizabeth arrive in Quebec City to begin the first-ever tour of Canada by Canada's monarch.
  • The British government issues the White Paper of 1939, sharply restricting Jewish immigration to the Palestine Mandate.
  • Sweden, Norway, and Finland refuse Germany's offer of non-aggression pacts.

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May 14, 1939 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on May 14, 1939?

Other May 14th famous birthdays

  • American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur.

  • Argentinean revolutionary who led guerrilla organizations with Fidel Castro to spread communism throughout South America and Africa.

  • Cate Blanchett

    Actress from Australia.

  • Patrick Bruel

    Algerian/French actor/rock singer (Coup de Sirocco).

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How old am I?

If May 14, 1939 is your birthday you are 84 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on May 14.

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May 14, 1939 Famous Deaths

Other May 14th famous deaths

  • American psychic and host of "Crossing Over With John Edward," a TV series in which he wanders among his viewers, sending messages from the...

  • British actress (Born 1913).

  • American poet and academic (d.2006).

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May 14, 1939 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Taurus personality

Who should a Taurus marry?

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini

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Chinese Zodiac

Rabbit chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rabbit

Element: Earth

Rabbit personality

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May 14, 1939 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was May 14, 1939?

The day of the week was Sunday.

May 14th marks the 133rd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1939.

There are 231 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


May 14, 1939 Holidays and Observances

What is special on May 14, 1939?


  • St. Victor and Corona
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
  • St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello
  • St. Just
  • St. Engelmer
  • St. Vincent of Lerins


  • World Migratory Bird Day [UNEP]

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Sam Wood, Sidney Franklin

Starring: Robert Donat, Greer Garson, Terry Kilburn, John Mills

Country: United States of America

It's a Wonderful World

It's a Wonderful World

Release year: 1939

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Claudette Colbert, James Stewart, Guy Kibbee, Nat Pendleton

Country: United States of America

Only Angels Have Wings

Only Angels Have Wings

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth, Richard Barthelmess

Country: United States of America

Jamaica Inn

Jamaica Inn

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, Robert Newton, Charles Laughton, Horace Hodges

Country: United States of America

Three Texas Steers

Three Texas Steers

Release year: 1939

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Carole Landis

TV Series

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Percy Ponsonby

Percy Ponsonby

Release year: 1939

Starring: Charles Heslop

Magazine Covers

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Birth chart on this day

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May 14, 1939 Lunar and Planetary phase

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