Saturday 31 August 1935
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Top Hat, directed by Mark Sandrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Berry Mackay: Cincinnati sports Champions.
- Dean Beard: American rockabilly pioneer known as the "West Texas Wild Man" because of his energetic stage presence and piano-playing style.
- Eldridge Cleaver: Afro-American militant black activist of the '60s, leader of the Black Panther movement and a cult figure who joined the Moral Majority in the '80s.
- Bryan Organ: English painter.
- Frank Robinson: American baseball player and manager.
- Barry Mackay: American tennis player, tournament director and tennis broadcaster. He died on 15 June 2012.
- Abraham Isaac Kook: Rabbi / Author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh).
- 1st national skeet championship (Indianapolis)
- FDR signs an act prohibiting export of US arms to belligerents
- Russian Aleksei Stachanov digs 6 hours, 105 tons of cabbages
- White Sox Vern Kennedy no-hits Indians 5-0
- Chicago White Sox player Vern Kennedy no-hits Cleveland Indians, 5-0.
- US President Franklin Roosevelt signs an act prohibiting export of US arms to belligerents.
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