Sunday 1 July 1934
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Of Human Bondage, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
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- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
- Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day.
- René Pilhes: French writer and former publicist.
- Jean Marsh: British actress and screenwriter who is best known for creating and starring in the BBC and PBS TV series "Upstairs, Downstairs," which ran from 1971-1976.
- Jamie Farr: Lebanese-American actor with a big nose.
- Jamie Farr in Toledo: Ohio, USA; actor (Klinger - M*A*S*H, AfterMASH).
- Sydney Pollack: American filmmaker and actor whose work includes "The Slender Thread," 1965, "The Scalphunters," 1968, "They Shoot Horses Don't They," 1969 and "The Way We Were," 1973.
- Claude Berri: French film director, producer and founder of the Association of Authors-Directors- Producers, one of the most influential man in the French movie business from the early '90s. His films include "Le Vieil Homme et l'Enfant, 1966, "Le Cinéma de Papa, 1970 and "Uranus," 1990. He may be best know for his films, "Jean de Florette" and its sequel "Manon of the Springs." Berri died January 12, 2009 in Paris, age 74, of a cerebral vascular stroke which occurred two days prior..
- 1st x-ray photo of entire body, Rochester, New York
- First x-ray photo of entire body, Rochester, New York.
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