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Sunday 15 October 1939

US date format: 10/15/1939, UK date format: 15/10/1939

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 15, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Ralph Lauren and Carmelo Bossi. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Country: United States of America

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At the Circus

Directed by: Edward Buzzell

Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Kenny Baker

Country: United States of America

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The Human Monster

Directed by: Walter Summers

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Hugh Williams, Greta Gynt, Edmon Ryan

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Directed by: Harold Young

Starring: Arleen Whelan, Gordon Oliver, Charley Grapewin, Lucien Littlefield

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Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday

Directed by: Walter Forde

Starring: Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Linden Travers, Wally Patch

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TV Series

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

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Major League Baseball on NBC

Starring: Bob Costas, Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek, Vin Scully

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 October 1939 ?

  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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  • Yeshiva of Mir closes after 124 years
  • LaGuardia Airport opens in New York City.
  • The New York Municipal Airport (later renamed La Guardia Airport) is dedicated.

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