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Friday 24 February 1939

US date format: 2/24/1939, UK date format: 24/2/1939

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 24, 1939). 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.
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What the sky looked like on 24 February 1939

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Murder in the Night

Directed by: Norman Lee

Starring: Jack La Rue, Sandra Storme, Bernard Lee, Martin Walker

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Wife, Husband and Friend

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

Starring: Loretta Young, Warner Baxter, Binnie Barnes, Cesar Romero

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Let Freedom Ring

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Nelson Eddy, Virginia Bruce, Victor McLaglen, Lionel Barrymore

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Six-Gun Rhythm

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Tex Fletcher, Joan Barclay, Ralph Peters, Reed Howes

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Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Andy Devine, John Carradine

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

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Western Cabaret

Starring: Bill Campbell, Buck Douglas, Evelyn Dall, Harry Lester

BBC TV Cricket

Starring: Richie Benaud, Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards, David Gower

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Eric Wild and His Band

Starring: Eric Wild and His Band

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

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
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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).
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 24, 1939 - Geocentric view

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