Saturday March 18, 1939
US date format: 3/18/1939, UK date format: 18/3/1939
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 18, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Gérard Hausser and Jean-Pierre Wallez.
La fin du jour, directed by Julien Duvivier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
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- American President Franklin Roosevelt imposes punitive tariffs on imports from Germany.
- quotRomanian War Scarequot: Virgil Tilea, the Romanian Minister in London, spreads false rumours that Romania is on the verge of a German attack.
- Henry Simpson Lunn: English humanitarian and religious...
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