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Friday 25 August 1939

US date format: 8/25/1939, UK date format: 25/8/1939

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 25, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include John Badham and Ana MC Ribeiro. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, directed by Alfred L. Werker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
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Movies

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ida Lupino, Alan Marshal

Country: United States of America

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Nurse Edith Cavell

Directed by: Herbert Wilcox

Starring: Anna Neagle, Edna May Oliver, George Sanders, May Robson

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The Fighting Renegade

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Tim McCoy, Joyce Bryant, Ben Corbett, Ted Adams

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Range War

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Britt Wood, Pedro de Cordoba

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Irish Luck

Directed by: Howard Bretherton

Starring: Frankie Darro, Dick Purcell, Lillian Elliott, Dennis Moore

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TV Series

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

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Major League Baseball on NBC

Starring: Bob Costas, Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek, Vin Scully

Trooping the Colour

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 August 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
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Facts:
  • The United Kingdom and Poland form a military alliance in which the UK promises to defend Poland in case of invasion by a foreign power.
  • An Irish Republican Army bomb explodes in the centre of Coventry, England, killing 5 people.
  • MGM's classic musical film ''The Wizard of Oz'', based on L. Frank Baum's famous novel, and starring Judy Garland as Dorothy, is released in theaters everywhere.
  • Division of Grazing renamed U.S. Grazing Service.

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