Monday 28 August 1939
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Edward Patten and Cassie Mackin.
The Women, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
while Escape by Ethel Vance was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
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- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Edward Patten: US soul singer (Gladys Knight & the Pips).
- Cassie Mackin: newswoman (NBC TV).
- John Kingman: English mathematician and academic.
- Monty becomes Commandant of 3rd Iron Infantry division
- Netherland mobilizes
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