1939 - Wikipedia
January. January 24 – 1939 Chillán earthquake: An earthquake in Chile kills 30,000 and razes about 50,000 sq mi (130,000 km 2 ). January 25 – Refik Saydam forms the new (11th) government of Turkey.
What Happened in 1939 including Pop Culture, Significant ...
1939 Germany and the Soviet Union attacked Poland and Britain, France, India, Australia and new Zealand declared war on Germany on September 3rd , the United States decided to remain neutral but did begin rearming for war , which helped end the great depression. The United States also hosted the Worlds Fair in New York early in the year.
1939 - Historical Events - On This Day
Jan 7 US worker's union leader Tom Mooney freed (jailed since 1916) Jan 13 Belgian premier signs Burgos Treaty for trade relations with Franco. Jan 13 The Black Friday bush fires burn 20,000 square kilometres of land in Australia, claiming the lives of 71 people.
1939 - What Happened - On This Day
1939 in Music. Mar 25 Billboard Magazine introduces hillbilly (country) music chart; 1939 in Sport. May 17 1st televised baseball game is broadcast on NBC, with Princeton defeating Columbia 2-1; Jul 4 Lou Gehrig is first MLB player to have his number (4) retired on his "Appreciation Day" at Yankee Stadium, makes iconic "luckiest man" speech
1939 Academy Awards® Winners and History - Filmsite.org
1939 is undoubtedly the most celebrated year in American film history - the year produced more outstanding films than any other 12-month period. It was bound to be difficult for the Academy to nominate or honor all the rich, outstanding films of the year.
Greatest Films of 1939 - Filmsite.org
Title Screen : Film Genre(s), Title, Year, (Country), Length, Director, Description : Babes in Arms (1939), 93 minutes, D: Busby Berkeley Famed surrealist choreographer Busby Berkeley's directorial effort was the first pairing of stars Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney in a "let's put on a show musical," the third film in which they were in together, and MGM's biggest hit of the year (even ...
1939 | Oscars.org | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and ...
The 11th Academy Awards | 1939. Biltmore Bowl of the Biltmore Hotel. Thursday, February 23, 1939. Honoring movies released in 1938. Share Twitter Facebook. Highlights. Special Award. Mickey Rooney, Juvenile Player. Special Award. Deanna Durbin, Juvenile Player, with presenter Edgar Bergen. Thalberg Award.
Jamaica Inn (1939) - IMDb
Jamaica Inn (1939) Not Rated | 1h 38min | Adventure, Crime | 13 October 1939 (USA) In Cornwall in 1819, a young woman discovers that she's living near a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecks for profit.
1939 in film - Wikipedia
1939 in film. 1870s. The year 1939 in film is widely considered the most outstanding one ever, when it comes to the high quality and high attendance at the large set of the best films that premiered in the year (considered as a percentage of the population in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom at that time).
Germans invade Poland - HISTORY
To neutralize the possibility that the USSR would come to Poland’s aid, Germany signed a nonaggression pact with the Soviet Union on August 23, 1939. In a secret clause of the agreement, the ...