Wednesday June 28, 1939

US date format: 6/28/1939, UK date format: 28/6/1939

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 28, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include William Eggleston . On Borrowed Time, directed by Harold S. Bucquet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Trooping the Colour.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day

Events

  • Joe Louis TKOs Tony Galent in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Pan Am opens southern route transatlantic air service (Dixie Clipper)

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Movies

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On Borrowed Time

On Borrowed Time

Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Cedric Hardwicke, Beulah Bondi, Una Merkel

The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

Directed by: Ford Beebe, Saul A. Goodkind

Starring: Johnny Mack Brown, Louise Stanley, Fuzzy Knight, Bill Cody Jr.

Bachelor Mother

Bachelor Mother

Directed by: Garson Kanin

Starring: Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn, Frank Albertson

Country: United States of America

The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask

Directed by: James Whale

Starring: Louis Hayward, Joan Bennett, Warren William, Joseph Schildkraut

Five Came Back

Five Came Back

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Chester Morris, Lucille Ball, Wendy Barrie, John Carradine

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Trooping the Colour

Trooping the Colour

Days to next June 28

If June 28, 1939 is your birthday you're 81 years, 1 month, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 23 days.
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