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Thursday 15 June 1939

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brian Jacques and Enzo Staiola. Tarzan Finds a Son!, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 while Wickford Point by John P. Marquand was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Tarzan Finds a Son!

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Sheffield

Country: United States

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Inspector Hornleigh

Directed by: Eugene Forde

Starring: Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Miki Hood

Country: United States

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Young Mr. Lincoln

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Alice Brady, Marjorie Weaver

Country: United States

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It's a Wonderful World

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke II

Starring: Claudette Colbert, James Stewart, Guy Kibbee

Country: United States

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Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Robert Donat, Greer Garson, Terry Kilburn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 June 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
  • Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
  • Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
  • Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
  • Malawi's Freedom Day
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  • Life: Annapolis grads
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dorothy Thompson -- June 12, 1939
  • Life: Statue of Liberty

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Books

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

Wickford Point

By: John P. Marquand

- A rediscovery. WICKFORD POINT follows "The Late George Apley as the second of Marquand's acclaimed and bestselling novels that Back Bay has restored to print.-

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: John Steinbeck

The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized—and sometimes outraged—millions of readers. First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story ...

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Escape

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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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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