Wednesday 27 September 1939
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jim Ross Lightfoot and Carol Lynn Pearson.
Essex and Elizabeth, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
while Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
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- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
- Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
- Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Balsamine (Impatiens) Day, sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Belgium - French Community Day
- Jim Ross Lightfoot: (Rep-R-Iowa, 1985- ).
- Carol Lynn Pearson: American poet and writer.
- Ioannis Banias: Greek politician.
- Kathy Whitworth: American golfer, one of the greatest all-time money winners on the women's pro golf circuit.
- Nicholas Haslam: English interior designer and author.
- Carol Pearson: American author poet and playwright
- Warsaw Poland, surrenders to Germans after 19 days of resistance
- White Sox host 1st day-night doubleheader, lose to Cleve, 5-2 and 7-5
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