Friday December 29, 1939: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/29/1939, UK date format: 29/12/1939

December 29th, 1939 was the 363rd day of the year 1939 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Capricorn. The day of the week was Friday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Clementina Anuarite and Maumoon Abdul.

The number one song in US was The Man Who Comes Around by Tommy Tucker & His Orchestra.

A Chump at Oxford, directed by Alfred J. Goulding, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1939

On TV people were watching Down on the Farm.

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers

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December 29, 1939 Events

What happened on December 29, 1939?

Historical Events

  • First flight of the Consolidated B-24.

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December 29, 1939 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on December 29, 1939?

Other December 29th famous birthdays

  • Jude Law

    English actor, producer, director.

  • French TV actor, comedian, and impersonator.

  • American actress.

  • Jon Voight

    American actor, who received Oscar nominations for movies such as 1969's "Deliverance", and "Midnight Cowboy" in addition to a few minor...

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How old am I?

If December 29, 1939 is your birthday you are 83 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on December 29.

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December 29, 1939 Famous Deaths

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December 29, 1939 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Capricorn personality

Who should a Capricorn marry?

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn

Personality of December born

Chinese Zodiac

Rabbit chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rabbit

Element: Earth

Rabbit personality

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December 29, 1939 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 29, 1939?

The day of the week was Friday.

December 29th marks the 362nd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1939.

There are 2 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 29, 1939 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 29, 1939?


  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
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Music charts

What was the number one song on December 29, 1939? Which were the top hits on December 29, 1939?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - The Man Who Comes Around

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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A Chump at Oxford

A Chump at Oxford

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Alfred J. Goulding

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Forrester Harvey, Wilfred Lucas

Country: United States of America

Remember the Night

Remember the Night

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Beulah Bondi, Elizabeth Patterson



Release year: 1939

Directed by: Sohrab Modi

Starring: Sohrab Modi, Chandra Mohan, Naseem Banu, Sheela

Music in My Heart

Music in My Heart

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Joseph Santley

Starring: Tony Martin, Rita Hayworth, Edith Fellows, Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Release year: 1939

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Cedric Hardwicke, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Down on the Farm

Down on the Farm

Release year: 1939

Starring: A.G. Street

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

Release year: 1939

Directed by: nbcu

Magazine Covers

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

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on December 29th, 1939 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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December 29, 1939 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for December 29, 1939 is Last Quarter.

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Sport Games on December 29, 1939

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