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Tuesday 21 February 1939

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 21, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Richard Beymer and Richard Beymer. Murder in the Night, directed by Norman Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Vine Street.
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What the sky looked like on 21 February 1939

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Movies

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

Murder in the Night

Directed by: Norman Lee

Starring: Jack La Rue, Sandra Storme, Bernard Lee, Martin Walker

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Wife, Husband and Friend

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

Starring: Loretta Young, Warner Baxter, Binnie Barnes, Cesar Romero

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Let Freedom Ring

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Nelson Eddy, Virginia Bruce, Victor McLaglen, Lionel Barrymore

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Six-Gun Rhythm

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Tex Fletcher, Joan Barclay, Ralph Peters, Reed Howes

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Stagecoach

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Andy Devine, John Carradine

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

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Western Cabaret

Starring: Bill Campbell, Buck Douglas, Evelyn Dall, Harry Lester

BBC TV Cricket

Starring: Richie Benaud, Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards, David Gower

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Eric Wild and His Band

Starring: Eric Wild and His Band

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Richard Beymer: Avoca, Iowa -- Actor (West Side Story, Diary of Anne Frank).
  • Richard Beymer: Avoca, Iowa -- Actor (West Side Story, Diary of Anne Frank).
  • Ron Nagle: Rock producer (Riding with the King).
  • Donald Fullmer: American boxer, brother of Gene Fullmer.
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Facts:
  • Belgian government of Pierlot forms.
  • The Golden Gate International Exposition opens in San Francisco, California.
  • The United Kingdom and France recognize Franco's government.
  • Borley Rectory in England is destroyed by fire.
  • Sit-down strikes are outlawed by the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 21, 1939 - Geocentric view

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