Friday November 24, 1939

US date format: 11/24/1939, UK date format: 24/11/1939

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 24, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Peter Blazey and Hanna Walter. Destry Rides Again, directed by George Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
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Movies

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Destry Rides Again

Destry Rides Again

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, James Stewart, Mischa Auer, Charles Winninger

Country: United States of America

The Secret of Dr. Kildare

The Secret of Dr. Kildare

Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet

Starring: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Lionel Atwill, Helen Gilbert

The Return of Doctor X

The Return of Doctor X

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Rosemary Lane, Wayne Morris, Dennis Morgan

Another Thin Man

Another Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Virginia Grey, Otto Kruger

Country: United States of America

Saga of Death Valley

Saga of Death Valley

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Don 'Red' Barry, Doris Day

TV Series

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Come and Be Televised

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

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