Thursday 14 May 1936
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Show Boat, directed by James Whale, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Paraguay - Flag Day.
- St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello
- St. Just
- St. Engelmer
- St. Vincent of Lerins
- St. Victor and Corona
- St. Boniface of Tarsus
- St. Michael Garicoits
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: St. Matthias (Apostle)
- St. Engelmund
- Bobby Darin [Walden Waldo Cassotto] in Bronx: New York, USA; singer ("Mack the Knife").
- Franca Bettoia: Italian actress, who made her first film appearance in "Un palco all'opera" (1955, by Siro Marcellini).
- Vic Eliason: American clergyman and radio host founded VCY America (d. 2015).
- Charlie Gracie: American singer and guitarist.
- Dick Howser: New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals manager, dies at age 51 of brain cancer.
- Waheeda Rehman: Indian actress
- Bobby Darin: American actor, singer and recording artist, best remembered for his song "Mack The Knife" that held the No. 1 slot on Billboard's pop singles chart for nine weeks. His career ranged from Sinatra-like crooning through folk protest. He was an Oscar nominee for his role in "Captain Newman, M.D." "That Funny Feeling" was one of three comedies he played with his wife, Sandra Dee.
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