Saturday April 29, 1939
US date format: 4/29/1939, UK date format: 29/4/1939
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 29, 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 Mort Kondracke .
Rose of Washington Square, directed by Gregory Ratoff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Percy Ponsonby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 29, 1939?
- 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).
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- Whitestone Bridge connecting Bronx and Queens opens (New York).
- Mort Kondracke: Journalist.
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