Monday 8 January 1934
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Grierson Jarrett and Piet Dankert.
Sons of the Desert, directed by William A. Seiter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
while Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen was one of the best selling books.
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- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Michael Grierson Jarrett: Archaeologist.
- Piet Dankert: Dutch politician (PvdA).
- Roy Kinnear: Lancashire, England -- Actor (TW3, Help!, The 3 Musketeers).
- Jacques Anquetil: French cyclist, winner of the Tour de France in 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963 and 1964.
- Gene Freese: American baseball player and manager (d. 2013).
- Alexandra Ripley: American author (Born 1934)
- Jaap Speyers Bluejackets premieres in Amsterdam
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