Saturday 8 August 1936
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Keith Barron and Don Bowden.
The Last of the Mohicans, directed by George B. Seitz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Keith Barron: English actor.
- Don Bowden: American track & field champion.
- Simon Eine: French actor, who is an honorary member of the Comédie-Française, trained at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Art by Jean Yonnel.
- Vittorio Giuliani Ricci: Italian executive, the manager of Ferruzzi, one of the most important family businesses in Italy (similar to the Angeli family).
- Frank Howard: American baseball player, coach and team manager, who hit his career-high 48 home runs with the Washington Senators during the 1969 season.
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