Monday 5 December 1938
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include [John] J J Cale in Oklahoma City and J J Cale.
Pygmalion, directed by Anthony Asquith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- [John] J J Cale in Oklahoma City: Oklahoma, USA; rock guitarist ("After Midnight").
- J J Cale: American songwriter.
- JD McDuffie: American racecar driver (d. 1991).
- Dominique Baratelli: .
- JJ Cale: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Leathercoated Minds) (d. 2013).
- J McDuffie: American race car driver (d. 1991)
- Christina "Dina" Koudijs-van Appeldoorn: Pianist / composer, dies at 54.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1938 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- The Umbrella Man - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
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