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Wednesday 15 March 1939

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jack Whyte and Yorg Lanner. Alexander Nevsky, directed by S. Eisenstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Television Surveys

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Western Cabaret

Starring: Bill Campbell, Buck Douglas, Harry Lester, Ted North

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

Movies

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

Alexander Nevsky

Directed by: S. Eisenstein

Starring: Nikolai Cherkasov, Nikolai Okhlopkov, Andrei Abrikosov

Country: United States

Love Affair

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Maria Ouspenskaya

Country: United States

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The Little Princess

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Shirley Temple, Richard Greene, Anita Louise

Country: United States

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Stagecoach

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Andy Devine

Country: United States

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Made for Each Other

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Carole Lombard, James Stewart, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 March 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day Against Police Brutality
  • Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
  • Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
  • For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
  • Constitution Day in Belarus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jack Whyte: Scottish-Canadian author.
  • Yorg Lanner: German dancer, a soloist of the Ballets du XXme Siecle directed by Maurice Bejart.
  • David Eisenberg: American biologist and biophysicist.
  • Ted Kaufman: American engineer and politician.
  • Robert Nye: Writer (Facts of Life & other fiction, 3 Views of Man).
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Facts:
  • Hitler occupies Bohemia and Moravia (Czechoslovakia); Slovakia independ
  • World War II: German troops occupy the remaining part of Bohemia and Moravia; Czechoslovakia ceases to exist.
  • Carpatho-Ukraine declares itself an independent republic, but is annexed by Hungary the next day.
  • Princess Fawzia of Egypt marries Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 1939?

  • Life: NY Worlds Fair
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William R. Hearst -- Mar. 13, 1939
  • Life: Tallulah Bankhead

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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Rebecca

By: Daphne du Maurier

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young ...

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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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All This, and Heaven Too

By: Rachel Field

This number-one bestselling novel is based on the true story of one of the most notorious murder cases in French history. The heroine, Henriette Deluzy-Desportes, governess to the children of the Duc de Praslin, found herself strangely drawn to her ...

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