Donald’s Lucky Day (film) Donald Duck cartoon; released on January 13, 1939. Directed by Jack King. Bicycle messenger boy Donald has a series of mishaps on Friday the 13th. He continually tries to avoid an “unlucky” black cat. The cat turns lucky when it knocks a bomb, which Donald is unknowingly delivering, off a pier and into the water as it explodes, showering Donald and the cat with fish.