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Saturday 20 May 1939

US date format: 5/20/1939, UK date format: 20/5/1939

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 20, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pierre-Elie Ferrier and Bruce Beasley. Wolf Call, directed by George Waggner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Wolf Call

Directed by: George Waggner

Starring: John Carroll, Movita, George Lynn, Guy Usher

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The Gorilla

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Jimmy Ritz, Harry Ritz, Al Ritz, Anita Louise

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It's a Wonderful World

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Claudette Colbert, James Stewart, Guy Kibbee, Nat Pendleton

Country: United States of America

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Only Angels Have Wings

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth, Richard Barthelmess

Country: United States of America

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Jamaica Inn

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, Robert Newton, Charles Laughton, Horace Hodges

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Percy Ponsonby

Starring: Charles Heslop

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Joe Carr: NFL hall of famer / NFL President...
Facts:
  • 3 Little Fishies, by Kay Kyser hits #1
  • 1st regular transatlantic airmail (NY to Marsseille France)
  • Pan Am begins regular transatlantic airmail and passenger service across the North Atlantic.
  • Pan-American Airways begins trans-Atlantic mail service with the inaugural flight of its Yankee Clipper from Port Washington, New York.

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Planetary positions on May 20, 1939 - Geocentric view

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