What Happened on May 7, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Maestro, American rock vocalist (Crests - "16 Candles"; Brooklyn Bridge), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2010)
  • José Antonio Abreu, Venezuelan conductor, pianist and teacher (El Sistema), born in Valera, Venezuela (d. 2018)
  • Marco St John, American actor (Rayford-Ball Four), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Ruud Lubbers, Dutch politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1982-94), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2018)
  • Sidney Altman, Canadian-American molecular biologist (Nobel 1989), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Volker Braun, German writer (Provocation for me), born in Dresden, Germany
Born in 1939
1939 Highlights

About May 7, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 84 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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