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Sunday 26 November 1939

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on November 26, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tina Turner and Abdullah Badawi. Destry Rides Again, directed by George Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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What the sky looked like on 26 November 1939

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Movies

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Destry Rides Again

Directed by: George Marshall

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

Country: United States

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Another Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

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

Country: United States

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Saga of Death Valley

Directed by: Joseph Kane

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

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Meet Dr. Christian

Directed by: Bernard Vorhaus

Starring: Jean Hersholt, Dorothy Lovett, Robert Baldwin, Enid Bennett

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The Invisible Killer

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Grace Bradley, Roland Drew, William Newell, Alex Callam

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Mongolia: Independence Day
  • Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
  • Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
  • Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tina Turner: American singer with enormous energy and talent along with world-class legs.
  • Abdullah Badawi: Malaysian civil servant and politician 5th Prime Minister of Malaysia.
  • Mike Boorda: American naval officer, the first enlisted man in the history of the navy to rise to the post of Chief of Naval Operations, an honor he achieved in April 1994.
  • Mark Margolis: American actor.
  • John Gummer: English politician Secretary of State for the Environment.
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Famous Deaths:
  • James Naismith: Canadian teacher who came up with the rules for basketball.
Facts:
  • 4 soviet soldiers killed on Finnish-Russian border
  • Shelling of Mainila: The Soviet Army orchestrates the incident which is used to justify the start of the Winter War with Finland four days later.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 26, 1939 - Geocentric view

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