Wednesday October 25, 1939

US date format: 10/25/1939, UK date format: 25/10/1939

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 25, 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 Zelmo Beaty and Don Stewart. Drums Along the Mohawk, directed by John Ford, 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

  • Day of the Romanian Army
  • Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
  • Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
  • Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Nylon stockings go on sale in US for 1st time
  • ''The Time of Your Life'', a drama by William Saroyan, debuts in New York City.

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Movies

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Drums Along the Mohawk

Drums Along the Mohawk

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, Edna May Oliver, Eddie Collins

Country: United States of America

The Flying Deuces

The Flying Deuces

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jean Parker, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States of America

Danger Flight

Danger Flight

Directed by: Howard Bretherton

Starring: John Trent, Marjorie Reynolds, Milburn Stone, Jason Robards Sr.

Moon Over Harlem

Moon Over Harlem

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Buddy Harris, Cora Green, Izinetta Wilcox, Earl Gough

The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Priscilla Lane, Gladys George

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Come and Be Televised

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Major League Baseball on NBC

Major League Baseball on NBC

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

Days to next October 25

If October 25, 1939 is your birthday you're 80 years, 9 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 20 days.
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