Friday 29 December 1939
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Maumoon Abdul and Doug Wheeler.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
while Wickford Point by John P. Marquand was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 December 1939 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Maumoon Abdul: Gayoom; President of Maldives (1978-).
- Doug Wheeler: American visual and installation artist, a pioneer of the so-called “Light and Space” movement that flourished in Southern California in the 1960s and 1970s.
- First flight of the Consolidated B-24.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1939 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Chatter Box - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
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