Friday 28 October 1938
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Claude Camus and Bernadette Lafont.
The Lady Vanishes, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
On TV people were watching Guest Night.
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- St. Anastasia II
- St. Remigius
- Greece - Oxi (No) Day
- Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
- Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Salvius
- St. Abraham
- R.C. Saints - October 28th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Jude (a.k.a Saint Thaddaeus or "of James")
- St. Eadsin
- St. Simon the Zealot (erroneously a.k.a. "the Canaanite")
- St. John Dat
- St. Anglinus
- St. Ferrutius
- St. Fidelis of Como
- Saint Godwin
- St. Honoratus of Vercelli
- Jean-Claude Camus: French entertainment producer, the director of the Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin from 2001.
- Bernadette Lafont: French film actress and dancer.
- Carla Van Raay: Dutch-born Australian nun, prostitute and author of an autobiography Her family emigrated to Australia when she was 12.
- Yves Bare: Belgium sport Champion.
- Keigo Abe: Japanese martial artist and coach.
- Kenneth Best: Liberian journalist founded The Daily Observer
- Howard Blake: English composer and conductor
- Dave Budd: American basketball player
- Gary Cowan: Canadian golfer
- David Dimbleby: English television commentator
- Richard Gott: British General / Commandant of 8th Army, dies in battle at 43
- Anne Perry: English-born novelist
- Farewell parade of International Brigade (Barcelona)
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