Friday 19 May 1939
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 19, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include James Fox and Nancy Kwan.
Wolf Call, directed by George Waggner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 19 May 1939
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Which were the important events of 19 May 1939 ?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
- James Fox: London, England -- Actor (Greystoke).
- Nancy Kwan: Hong Kong-American actress and makeup artist.
- Carol Saline
- Francis Scobee: American astronaut, a former USAF pilot who flew combat missions in Vietnam.
- John Mascotte: American executive and CEO in charge of Continental Corporation, a property-casualty underwriting company that went through some difficult times in the 80's.
- Carole Saline: American journalist, senior magazine editor and talk show hostess on TV.
- Livio Berruti
- Jānis Lūsis: Latvian javelin thrower and coach.
- Dick Scobee: American colonel pilot and astronaut (d. 1986).
- 17th Earl of Pembroke: English landowner / director (Emily).
- Giovanni Falcone: Judge.
- Francis R Scobee in Cle Elum: Washington, USA; Air Force/astronaut (STS 41C, 51L-Challenger disaster).
- Richard Lowe Teitelbaum: Composer.
- Tomasz Sikorski: Composer.
- Churchill signs British-Russian anti-Nazi pact