December 15th 1939: Gone With The Wind premieres
On this day in 1939 the iconic film ‘Gone With The Wind’ premiered in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. It is based on Margaret Mitchell’s 1936 novel and starred Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh. The film tells an epic love story between Rhett Butler and Scarlett O’Hara and is set to the backdrop of the American Civil War and Reconstruction era in the South. The film received 10 Academy Awards.