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Tuesday 29 August 1939

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joel Schumacher and Robert Ferguson. The Rains Came, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
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What the sky looked like on 29 August 1939

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Rains Came

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Myrna Loy, Tyrone Power, George Brent, Brenda Joyce

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Golden Boy

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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Blackmail

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Hussey, Gene Lockhart, Bobs Watson

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ida Lupino, Alan Marshal

Country: United States

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Nurse Edith Cavell

Directed by: Herbert Wilcox

Starring: Anna Neagle, Edna May Oliver, George Sanders, May Robson

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TV Series

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

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Major League Baseball on NBC

Starring: Bob Costas, Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek, Vin Scully

Trooping the Colour

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1939 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Facts:
  • Chaim Weizmann informs England that Palestine Jews will fight in war.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 29, 1939 - Geocentric view

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