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Tuesday 18 April 1939

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 18, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Glen Hardin and Von McDaniel. Juarez, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Paul Muni, Bette Davis, Brian Aherne, Claude Rains

Country: United States

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Union Pacific

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Akim Tamiroff, Robert Preston

Country: United States

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Confessions of a Nazi Spy

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, George Sanders, Francis Lederer, Paul Lukas

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The Four Feathers

Directed by: Zoltan Korda

Starring: John Clements, Ralph Richardson, C. Aubrey Smith, June Duprez

Country: United States

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Blind Alley

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Chester Morris, Ralph Bellamy, Ann Dvorak, Joan Perry

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TV Series

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

Percy Ponsonby

Starring: Charles Heslop

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 April 1939 ?

  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Glen Hardin: Rocker.
  • Von McDaniel: Baseball player.
  • Marian Brayton: American TV executive, Vice-President of Dramatic Specials at CBS-TV as of 1982, continues to work as executive producer of made-for-television movies.
  • Thomas Moyer: American lawyer and judge (d. 2010).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Theo Mann: Actress (Pink Bernd, Hedda Gabler), dies at 88.
  • Franz von Papen becomes German ambassador in Turkey.
  • Hubert Pierlot forms Belgian government.
  • The Soviet Union proposes a quotpeace frontquot to resist aggression.

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