Sunday 9 December 1934
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alan Ridout and Milton Gray Campbell.
Babes in Toyland, directed by Gus Meins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
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- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
- Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
- Tanzania - Independence Day (of Tanganyika from Britain, 1961)
- Alan Ridout: Composer.
- Milton Gray Campbell: Plainfield, New Jersey -- Decathelete (1956 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Dame Judi Dench: English actress.
- Al Kaline in Baltimore: Maryland, USA; baseball outfielder (Detroit Tigers).
- [Amos] Junior Wells in Memphis: Tennessee, USA; blues singer ("In My Younger Days").
- Judi Dench: British actress, winner of a Best Supporting Actress Oscar and a Tony award for the title role in "Iris." Known for great classical roles, she is equally adept at comedy in TV sitcoms. In 1999, she was made Dame Judi by Queen Elizabeth II.
- John McCracken: American artist and sculptor, an exponent of Minimalism. After graduating from the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, California, McCracken began his career as a painter. However, feeling constrained by his chosen medium, he turned more toward sculpture in order to gain a more three-dimensional effect. He works with blocks, slabs and columns in order to produce basic or neutral forms, and his signature work, the plank, falls into a category somewhere between painting and sculpture
- Wayne Weiler: American racecar driver who started as a dirt track driver in Arizona in 1951. He drove in the USAC Championship Car series from 1958 to 1961 with 19 starts. He finished in the top ten 10 times, with his best finish in 3rd position, in 1960 at Phoenix. Weiler competed in the Indianapolis 500 race in 1960 and 1961, with a best finish of 15th in 1961. He retired from USAC driving following a severe accident in a sprint car race in Terre Haute, Indiana on June 11, 1961. He remained active as an own
- John Mc: Berkeley artists
- Wells: American singer-songwriter and harmonica player (The Aces) (d. 1998)
- New York Giants defeat Chicago Bears 30-13 for NFL championship.
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