Tuesday 22 August 1939
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Candido Lima and George Reinholt.
5th Ave Girl, directed by Gregory La Cava, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
while All This, and Heaven Too by Rachel Field was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
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- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- 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).
- 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.
- Carl Yastrzemski: American baseball player.
- Dutch border guards take positions for German invasion
- Premier De Geer recalls Dutch vacationers in Black Forest
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