Thursday November 30, 1939

US date format: 11/30/1939, UK date format: 30/11/1939

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 30, 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 Andrei Khrzhanovsky and Chandra Dangi. The Devil's Daughter, directed by Arthur H. Leonard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 30, 1939?


  • Cities for Life Day; 300 cities around the world declare their opposition to the death penalty
  • Official End of the Hurricane Season
  • Philippines - Andres Bonifacio Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew the apostle
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  • 21 U-boats sunk this month (52,000 ton)
  • USSR invades Finland, bombs Helsinki
  • Winter War: Soviet forces cross the Finnish border in several places and bomb Helsinki and several other Finnish cities, starting the war.

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Devil's Daughter

The Devil's Daughter

Directed by: Arthur H. Leonard

Starring: Nina Mae McKinney, Jack Carter, Ida James, Hamtree Harrington

Destry Rides Again

Destry Rides Again

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, James Stewart, Mischa Auer, Charles Winninger

Country: United States of America

The Secret of Dr. Kildare

The Secret of Dr. Kildare

Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet

Starring: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Lionel Atwill, Helen Gilbert

The Return of Doctor X

The Return of Doctor X

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Rosemary Lane, Wayne Morris, Dennis Morgan

Another Thin Man

Another Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Virginia Grey, Otto Kruger

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 30, 1939?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - South of the Border (Down Mexico Way)

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