Tuesday December 19, 1939

US date format: 12/19/1939, UK date format: 19/12/1939

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 19, 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 Harold E. Varmus and Michael Moorcock. Of Mice and Men, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Events

  • Russian air and ground attack against Finnish positions near Summa.

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Movies

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Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Lon Chaney Jr., Burgess Meredith, Betty Field, Charles Bickford

Country: United States of America

The Cisco Kid and the Lady

The Cisco Kid and the Lady

Directed by: Herbert I. Leeds

Starring: Cesar Romero, Marjorie Weaver, Chris-Pin Martin, George Montgomery

Judge Hardy and Son

Judge Hardy and Son

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Fay Holden, Cecilia Parker

Four Wives

Four Wives

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Priscilla Lane, Rosemary Lane, Lola Lane, Gale Page

El signo de la muerte

El signo de la muerte

Directed by: Chano Urueta

Starring: Cantinflas, Manuel Medel, Carlos Orellana, Elena D'Orgaz

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 19, 1939?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - Chatter Box

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