Tuesday 1 December 1936
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lou Rawls in Chicago and Igor Rodionov.
Great Guy, directed by John G. Blystone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
while White Banners by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cabaret Cartoons.
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- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Lou Rawls in Chicago: Illinois, USA; singer ("Dean Martin's Gold-diggers", "Natural Man").
- Igor Rodionov: Russian general and politician 3rd Russian Minister of Defence (d. 2014).
- 2nd Heisman Trophy Award: Larry Kelley, Yale (E)
- EW Brundin and FF Lyon obtain patent on soilless culture of plants.
- Bell Labs tests coaxial cable for TV use.
- Hitler makes it mandatory that Boys 10 to 18 join Hitler Youth
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