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Saturday 22 July 1939

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Terence Stamp and Anthony Steen. John, the Soldier of Vengeance, directed by Louis J. Gasnier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

John, the Soldier of Vengeance

Directed by: Louis J. Gasnier

Starring: Emilio Tuero, Mara Luisa Zea, Carlos Gmez Don Chema

Country: United States

Beau Geste

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston

Country: United States

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Each Dawn I Die

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: James Cagney, George Raft, Jane Bryan

Country: United States

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Bachelor Mother

Directed by: Garson Kanin

Starring: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Five Came Back

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Chester Morris, Lucille Ball, Wendy Barrie

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 July 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
  • Pi Approximation Day
  • St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
  • St. Mineve
  • St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
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Facts:
  • 1st black woman judge (Jane Matilda Bolin-NYC)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1939?

  • Life: Lord Halifax
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sonja Henie -- July 17, 1939
  • Life: Japan home guard

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Grapes of Wrath

By: John Steinbeck

The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized—and sometimes outraged—millions of readers. First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story ...

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All This, and Heaven Too

By: Rachel Field

This number-one bestselling novel is based on the true story of one of the most notorious murder cases in French history. The heroine, Henriette Deluzy-Desportes, governess to the children of the Duc de Praslin, found herself strangely drawn to her ...

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Rebecca

By: Daphne du Maurier

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young ...

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Wickford Point

By: John P. Marquand

- A rediscovery. WICKFORD POINT follows "The Late George Apley as the second of Marquand's acclaimed and bestselling novels that Back Bay has restored to print.-

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