Tuesday 22 August 1939
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 22, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Valerie Harper and George Reinholt.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, directed by Alfred L. Werker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 22 August 1939
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1939 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Valerie Harper: American actress who became widely popular as the man-hungry worrywart on the popular "Mary Tyler Moore Show" that ran for four years, 1970-74.
- Candido Lima: Composer.
- George Reinholt: American actor.
- Carl Yastrzemski in New York: USA; Boston Red Sox great (1967 American League Most Valuable Player, Hall of Fame).
- Carl Yastrzemski: American baseball player.
- Dutch border guards take positions for German invasion
- Premier De Geer recalls Dutch vacationers in Black Forest