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Sunday 22 October 1939

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 22, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tony Roberts in New York City and Ray Jones. The Roaring Twenties, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Roaring Twenties

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Priscilla Lane, Gladys George

Country: United States

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The Cat and the Canary

Directed by: Elliott Nugent

Starring: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, John Beal, Douglass Montgomery

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Torture Ship

Directed by: Victor Halperin

Starring: Lyle Talbot, Irving Pichel, Julie Bishop, Sheila Bromley

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Country: United States

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At the Circus

Directed by: Edward Buzzell

Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Kenny Baker

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Major League Baseball on NBC

Starring: Bob Costas, Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek, Vin Scully

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Ray Jones: Rock bassist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas).
  • Tony Roberts in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Annie Hall, Edge of Night, Lucie Arnaz Show).
  • Nicole Audouit: French homicide victim, the mother of Ludovic, who killed her, her husband Marc, daughter Maryse and grandson, Jerome, with an iron bar 12/20/1989.
  • Joaquim Chissano: Mozambican politician 2nd President of Mozambique.
  • George Cohen: English footballer.
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  • 1st TV NFL game-Eagles vs. Dodgers

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 22, 1939 - Geocentric view

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