Friday 18 August 1939
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marita Lorenz and Joe Azcue.
5th Ave Girl, directed by Gregory La Cava, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
while Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
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- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Marita Lorenz: German-American adventurer with a remarkable story made into a movie by German producer Wilfried Huismann, a dramatized thriller called "Dear Fidel.
- Joe Azcue: Baseball player.
- Molly Bee: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma -- Actress (Pinky Lee Show).
- Harald Heide-Steen Jr: Norwegian actor and comedian (d. 2008).
- Harald Heide-Steen: Norwegian actor and singer (d. 2008).
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