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Tuesday 20 June 1939

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 20, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-René Fourtou and Michael Buckley. Bachelor Mother, directed by Garson Kanin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Trooping the Colour.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bachelor Mother

Directed by: Garson Kanin

Starring: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn, Frank Albertson

Country: United States

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Five Came Back

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Chester Morris, Lucille Ball, Wendy Barrie, John Carradine

Country: United States

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Daughters Courageous

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: John Garfield, Claude Rains, Jeffrey Lynn, Fay Bainter

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Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Robert Young, Ann Sothern, Ruth Hussey, Ian Hunter

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In Old Caliente

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, Lynne Roberts, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Jack La Rue

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Trooping the Colour

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 June 1939 ?

  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean-René Fourtou: French businessman, honorary chairman of the supervisory board of Vivendi, a French multinational mass media company headquartered in Paris.
  • Michael Buckley: English civil servant.
  • Ramakant Desai: Indian cricketer (Born 1939).
  • Budge Rogers: English rugby player and manager.
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  • Test flight of first rocket plane using liquid propellants.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 20, 1939 - Geocentric view

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