Liberty Union-Thurston Alumni
Liberty Union High School Alumni Association
P.O. Box 55

 Baltimore, Ohio 43105
Liberty Union High School Alumni Association

Class of 1939


In 1939, A Loaf of Bread Cost 8 Cents

Franklin Delano Roosevelt is president of the US

Frank Sinatra is discovered while working in a roadside cafe by bandleader Harry James

The first FM radio station is built

The first working helicopter flight is made in Igor Sikorsky's VS-300

The "Tall Firs of Oregon" win the first NCAA Basketball Tournament

New York's World Fair opens

Yankees first baseman, Lou Gehrig retires after 2,310 consecutive games because of a rare form of muscular degeneration that would later bear his name

France, Australia and the United Kingdom declare war on Germany - US declares itself neutral in the war

Marvin Gaye and Francis Ford Coppola are born

New York Yankees win the World Series

Green Bay Packers win the NFL championship

Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup

Gone with the Wind wins Oscar for Best Picture

The Wizard of Oz is released

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck is published

Over the Rainbow