39 (number) - in Other Fields

In Other Fields

Arts and entertainment
  • In the title of the John Buchan novel and subsequent films (one by Alfred Hitchcock), The Thirty-Nine Steps
  • The age American comedian Jack Benny claimed to be for more than 40 years
  • "39" is a song by The Cure on their album "Bloodflowers"
  • "39" is a song by Tenacious D on their album "Rize of the Fenix"
  • "'39" is a track on Queen's album A Night At the Opera. If the tracks on Queen's original studio albums are numbered in sequential order starting with their first, "'39" does in fact fall in the thirty-ninth position
  • The retired jersey number of former baseball player Roy Campanella
  • The book series "The 39 Clues" revolves around 39 clues hidden around the world.
  • Glorious 39 is a 2009 drama film set at the beginning of World War II
  • In the CBS reality show Survivor, contestants compete for 39 days.
History
  • The number of signers to the United States Constitution, out of 55 members of the Philadelphia Convention delegates
  • The traditional number of times citizens of Ancient Rome hit their slaves when beating them, referred to as "Forty save one"
  • The duration, in nanoseconds, of the nuclear reaction in the largest nuclear explosion ever performed (Tsar bomb)
  • The number of Scud missiles which Iraq fired at Israel during the Gulf War in 1991
Other
  • The code for international direct-dialed phone calls to Italy
  • I-39 is the designation for a US interstate highway from Normal, Illinois to Wausau, Wisconsin. I-39 is the 39th shortest of the primary "two digit" Interstates.
  • Japanese Internet chat slang for "thank you" when written with numbers (3=san 9=kyu)
  • Pier 39 in San Francisco
  • The number of the French department Jura
  • In Afghanistan, the number 39 is considered unlucky, due to the belief that it is associated with pimps.

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Famous quotes containing the word fields:

    For wheresoe’er I turn my ravished eyes,
    Gay gilded scenes and shining prospects rise,
    Poetic fields encompass me around,
    And still I seem to tread on classic ground.
    Joseph Addison (1672–1719)