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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.
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Movies

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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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Tarzan Finds a Son!

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Sheffield

Country: United States

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Inspector Hornleigh

Directed by: Eugene Forde

Starring: Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Miki Hood

Country: United States

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Young Mr. Lincoln

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Alice Brady, Marjorie Weaver

Country: United States

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It's a Wonderful World

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke II

Starring: Claudette Colbert, James Stewart, Guy Kibbee

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • 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).
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Facts:
  • Future Queen Elizabeth of England meets future husband Philip

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  • Life: USC sprinter
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles A. Lindbergh -- June 19, 1939
  • Life: Annapolis grads

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Books

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Disputed Passage

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

IT was two o'clock in the afternoon of the last Thursday in September, opening day of the autumn term. The weather was unseasonably sultry, and the air in Dr Milton (Tubby) Forrester's

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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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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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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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