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Sunday 15 January 1939

US date format: 1/15/1939, UK date format: 15/1/1939

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 15, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charles Christopher Steel and Tony Bullimore. 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 of America

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The Mikado

Directed by: Victor Schertzinger

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

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Brother Rat

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: Priscilla Lane, Wayne Morris, Johnnie Davis, Jane Bryan

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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 15 January 1939 ?

  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
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  • 1st NFL pro bowl, New York Giants beat All Stars 13-10 in Wrigley Field
  • Municipal Railway and Market St. RR begin service to Transbay Terminal

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Planetary positions on January 15, 1939 - Geocentric view

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

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