Sunday 8 April 1934
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Terrye Lang and Kisho Kurokawa.
Death Takes a Holiday, directed by Mitchell Leisen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 8 April 1934 ?
- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
See other famous people born on 08 April
Terrye Lang: American astrologer, a member of AFA March 1974.
Kisho Kurokawa: Japanese architect designed the Nakagin Capsule Tower and Singapore Flyer (d. 2007).
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What news were making the headlines those days in April 1934?
- Science: Science vol. 79 issue 2049
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arturo Toscanini -- Apr. 2, 1934
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
In 1934, Caroline Miller's novel Lamb in His Bosom won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature. It was the first novel by a Georgia author to win a Pulitzer, soon followed by Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind in 1937.
Young's novel of war coming to the Natchez region of Mississippi has long been considered one of the best of Civil War novels. “If you would understand what was best in the Old South, its attitude toward life, you will ...
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (originally, Good-bye, Mr. Chips) is a short novel about the life of a schoolteacher, Mr. Chipping, written by the English writer James Hilton, published in the United States in June 1934 by Little, Brown and Company and ...
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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