Saturday 8 October 1938
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Sisters, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
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- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- William Corlett: English author and playwright (d. 2005).
- Walter Gretzky: Canadian ice hockey coach and author.
- Fred Stolle: Australian-American tennis player and sportscaster.
- Bronislovas Lubys: Lithuanian businessman and politician Prime Minister of Lithuania (d. 2011).
- Jacques Stockman: Belgium sport Champion.
- David Willis: British journalist (BBC World Service)
- Frederick S Stolle: Tennis champ (US Open-1966)
- Penny Pitou: United States -- Skier (1960 Olympics - 2 Silver Medals)
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