Thursday September 21, 1939

US date format: 9/21/1939, UK date format: 21/9/1939

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 21, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Rory Storm and Agnivesh . The Arizona Kid, directed by Joseph Kane, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
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Events

  • Reinhard Heydrich meets in Berlin to discuss final solution of Jews
  • Romanian Prime Minister Armand Calinescu is assassinated by ultranationalist members of the Iron Guard.

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Movies

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The Arizona Kid

The Arizona Kid

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sally March, Stuart Hamblen

Dust Be My Destiny

Dust Be My Destiny

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: John Garfield, Priscilla Lane, Alan Hale, Frank McHugh

Babes in Arms

Babes in Arms

Directed by: Busby Berkeley

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Charles Winninger, Guy Kibbee

Honeymoon in Bali

Honeymoon in Bali

Directed by: Edward H. Griffith

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Madeleine Carroll, Allan Jones, Akim Tamiroff

The Rains Came

The Rains Came

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Myrna Loy, Tyrone Power, George Brent, Brenda Joyce

TV Series

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Come and Be Televised

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Major League Baseball on NBC

Major League Baseball on NBC

Starring: Bob Costas, Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek, Vin Scully

Days to next September 21

If September 21, 1939 is your birthday you're 80 years, 10 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 6 days.
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