Thursday 27 July 1939
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Irv Cross and James McGee.
The Four Feathers, directed by Zoltan Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
while All This, and Heaven Too by Rachel Field was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
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Which were the important events of 27 July 1939 ?
- Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
- Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
- St. Congall
- The Seven Sleepers, Saints Maximian
- Cuba - Revolution Day, 2nd Day
- St. Luican
- Irv Cross: NFL sportscaster (CBS-TV).
- James McGee: Pathologist / Professor (Morbid Anatomy at Oxford).
- James Victor in Puerto Rico actor (Boulevard Night: Streets of LA).
- Asta Scheib: German writer, screenwriter and editor.
- William Eggleston: American photographer and academic.
- Michael Longley: Irish poet and academic
- The first recorded snowfall in Auckland, New Zealand since records began in 1853.
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