Wednesday 20 September 1939
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robert L Gerry III and Robert Gerry.
Essex and Elizabeth, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
while The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
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Famous Birthdays:20 September
- Paul Bruchesi: French Canadian Catholic archbishop (Born 1855).
- British fleet takes German U-27 boat
- Joe Louis KOs Bob Pastor in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
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