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 George Bain and Marisa Mell.
Stagecoach, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
while Disputed Passage by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
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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.
- George Bain: principal (London Business School).
- Marisa Mell: Austrian actress who became a cult figure of 1960s Italian B-movies.
- Jamal Islam: Bangladeshi physicist and cosmologist (d. 2013).
- Joy Mukherjee: Indian actor and director (d. 2012).
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