Friday September 22, 1939

US date format: 9/22/1939, UK date format: 22/9/1939

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac on September 22, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Mike Sullivan and Timothy E Wirth. The Arizona Kid, directed by Joseph Kane, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Emmeramus
  • Saint Florentius
  • In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
  • In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
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Events

  • Joint victory parade of Wehrmacht and Red Army in Brest-Litovsk at the end of the Invasion of Poland.

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Movies

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Beau Geste

Beau Geste

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy

Country: United States of America

On Borrowed Time

On Borrowed Time

Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Cedric Hardwicke, Beulah Bondi, Una Merkel

The Old Maid

The Old Maid

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Bette Davis, Miriam Hopkins, George Brent, Donald Crisp

Bachelor Mother

Bachelor Mother

Directed by: Garson Kanin

Starring: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn, Frank Albertson

Country: United States of America

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ida Lupino, Alan Marshal

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Major League Baseball on NBC

Major League Baseball on NBC

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

Come and Be Televised

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

How old am I?

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 22, 1939?

On September 22, 1939 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is September 22, 1939?

On September 22, 1939 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 22, 1939?

On September 22, 1939 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 22, 1939?

On September 22, 1939 the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 22, 1939?

On September 22, 1939 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 22, 1939?

On September 22, 1939 several famous people were born including, Mike Sullivan, Gilbert Earl Patterson, Timothy E Wirth.


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