What Happened on March 5, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Fuller, American Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright (A Soldier's Play; Zooman and the Sign; The Brownsville Raid), and screenwriter (A Soldier's Story; A Gathering of Old Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d.2022) [1]
  • Norman Seeff, South African-American photographer, filmmaker, and album cover artist (Joni Mitchell; Captain & Tenille; Fleetwood Mac), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Peter Woodcock, Canadian serial killer
  • Samantha Eggar, English actress (Collector, Dr Doolittle) [or May 3], born in London, England
  • Terry Curry, English multi-millionaire
1939 Highlights

About March 5, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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