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Monday 23 October 1939

US date format: 10/23/1939, UK date format: 23/10/1939

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 23, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Archie Fisher and Stanley Anderson. Drums Along the Mohawk, directed by John Ford, 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 ?

Drums Along the Mohawk

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, Edna May Oliver, Eddie Collins

Country: United States of America

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The Flying Deuces

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jean Parker, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States of America

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Danger Flight

Directed by: Howard Bretherton

Starring: John Trent, Marjorie Reynolds, Milburn Stone, Jason Robards Sr.

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Moon Over Harlem

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Buddy Harris, Cora Green, Izinetta Wilcox, Earl Gough

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The Roaring Twenties

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

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

Country: United States of America

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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

Which were the important events of 23 October 1939 ?

  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
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Famous Deaths:
  • Zane Grey: US western writer (Spirit of the...

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Planetary positions on October 23, 1939 - Geocentric view

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