Friday 24 February 1939
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marisa Mell and George Bain.
Murder in the Night, directed by Norman Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Vine Street.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 February 1939
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Which were the important events of 24 February 1939 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Marisa Mell: Austrian actress who became a cult figure of 1960s Italian B-movies.
- George Bain: principal (London Business School).
- Jamal Islam: Bangladeshi physicist and cosmologist (d. 2013).
- Joy Mukherjee: Indian actor and director (d. 2012).