Friday 18 August 1939
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 18, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marita Lorenz and Josh McDowell.
Range War, directed by Lesley Selander, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Major League Baseball on NBC.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 18 August 1939
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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.
- Josh McDowell: Writer.
- Joe Azcue: Baseball player.
- Molly Bee: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma -- Actress (Pinky Lee Show).
- Luther Allison: Musician.
- Harald Heide-Steen: Norwegian actor and singer (d. 2008).
- Robert Horton: English businessman (d. 2011).
- Johnny Preston: Singer (Running Bear Cradle of Love).
- Harald Heide-Steen Jr: Norwegian actor and comedian (d. 2008).