Friday 19 August 1938
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
You Can't Take It with You, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
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- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
- National Aviation Day, USA
- Joe Frank: American radio host.
- Diana Muldaur: NYC, New York -- Actress (McCloud, Star Trek Next Gen, LA Law).
- Wilson Goode: American politician, elected the first black Mayor of Philadelphia inheriting the problems of city management and growth.
- Valentin Mankin: USSR -- Finn class yachtsman (1968 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
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