Saturday 27 May 1939
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Earl Cairns and Don Williams in Floydada.
Young Mr. Lincoln, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
while The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
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- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
- Pope John I
- Saint Julius the Veteran
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Venerable Bede
- Lag Ba'omer in Judaism (2005)
- Children's Day in Nigeria
- Don Williams in Floydada: Texas, USA; country singer ("I Believe in You").
- Earl Cairns: CEO (S G Warburg and Co).
- Socratis Kokkalis: Greek businessman.
- Don Williams: Country Singer.
- Simon Cairns: 6th Earl Cairns English courtier and businessman.
- Yves Duhaime: Canadian captain and politician.
- Sokratis Kokkalis: Greek businessman.
- Gerald Ronson: English businessman and philanthropist.
- Joseph Roth: Austria journalist (Fluctuate ohne Ende), dies at 44.
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