Sunday 15 October 1939
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carmelo Bossi and Jean Bergougnoux.
At the Circus, directed by Edward Buzzell, 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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- 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
- Carmelo Bossi: Italy -- Light middleweight boxer (1960 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Jean Bergougnoux: French business executive.
- Heide Keller: German actress and screenplay writer.
- 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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