What the sky looked like on May 16, 1939
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US date format: 5/16/1939, UK date format: 16/5/1939
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 16, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques de Lescaut and Janine Langlois-Glandier.
Wolf Call, directed by George Waggner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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