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Tuesday 24 January 1939

US date format: 1/24/1939, UK date format: 24/1/1939

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 24, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Jose Arguelles and Ray Stevens. Honolulu, directed by Edward Buzzell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Vine Street.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Edward Buzzell

Starring: Eleanor Powell, Robert Young, George Burns, Gracie Allen

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Wings of the Navy

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: George Brent, Olivia de Havilland, John Payne, Frank McHugh

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Fisherman's Wharf

Directed by: Bernard Vorhaus

Starring: Bobby Breen, Leo Carrillo, Henry Armetta, Lee Patrick

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Gunga Din

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Victor McLaglen, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Country: United States of America

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They Made Me a Criminal

Directed by: Busby Berkeley

Starring: John Garfield, Claude Rains, The Dead End Kids, Ann Sheridan

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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 of America

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Western Cabaret

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

Guest Night

Starring: A.G. Street

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Foundations of Cookery

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1939 ?

  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
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Famous Deaths:
  • 30,000 killed by earthquake in Concepcion Chile.
  • Eddie Collins, Willie Keeler and George Sisler elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Spanish government moves to Figueras.
  • The deadliest earthquake in Chilean history strikes Chillan.
  • An earthquake kills 30,000 in Chile, and razes about .

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Planetary positions on January 24, 1939 - Geocentric view

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