Thursday 22 June 1939
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ada Yonath and Don Matthews.
Five Came Back, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
while Disputed Passage by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 June 1939 ?
- Ada Yonath: Israeli crystallographer best known for her pioneering work on the structure of the ribosome.
- Don Matthews: American-Canadian football player and coach.
- Ed Paschke: Polish-American painter and academic (d. 2004).
- Future Queen Elizabeth of England meets future husband Philip
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