What Happened on March 24, 1939

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Wuthering Heights" film based on the Emily Brontë novel, directed by William Wyler and starring Merle Oberon and Laurence Olivier, premieres in Los Angeles

  • 98th Grand National: Irish jockey Tim Hyde wins, riding 100/8 shot Workman

Famous Birthdays

  • [Lilian] Lynda Baron, British actress, comedian, and singer (Open All Hours - "Nurse Gladys"; Come Inside - "Auntie Mabel"), born Urmston, Lancashire, England
Born in 1939

About March 24, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries