Tuesday 17 October 1939US date format: 10/17/1939, UK date format: 17/10/1939
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 17, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Oliver Rackham .
The Roaring Twenties, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday