Friday 25 August 1939US 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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- 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.
- John Badham: Luton, England -- Director (Dracula,...
- Ana MC Ribeiro
- Liselot[te JM] Beekmeyer: Actress (Issue Blum).
- Ana Ribeiro: Brazilian astrologer, highly praised...
- John Bardon: English actor (d. 2014).
- Babe Siebert: Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d....
- 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.