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Saturday 29 April 1939

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Union Pacific, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Television Surveys

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Western Cabaret

Starring: Bill Campbell, Buck Douglas, Harry Lester, Ted North

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Union Pacific

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Akim Tamiroff

Country: United States

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Juarez

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Paul Muni, Bette Davis, Brian Aherne

Country: United States

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Dark Victory

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Bette Davis, George Brent, Humphrey Bogart

Country: United States

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Buck Rogers

Directed by: Ford Beebe

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Constance Moore, Jackie Moran

Country: United States

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Dodge City

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Ann Sheridan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
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Facts:
  • Whitestone Bridge connecting Bronx and Queens opens (New York).

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1939?

  • Life: Neville Chamberlain
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Heinrich Himmler -- Apr. 24, 1939
  • Life: Hildegarde

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Wickford Point

By: John P. Marquand

- A rediscovery. WICKFORD POINT follows "The Late George Apley as the second of Marquand's acclaimed and bestselling novels that Back Bay has restored to print.-

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Rebecca

By: Daphne du Maurier

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young ...

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: John Steinbeck

The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized—and sometimes outraged—millions of readers. First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story ...

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All This, and Heaven Too

By: Rachel Field

This number-one bestselling novel is based on the true story of one of the most notorious murder cases in French history. The heroine, Henriette Deluzy-Desportes, governess to the children of the Duc de Praslin, found herself strangely drawn to her ...

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