Wednesday 1 January 1936, NewYear’s Day
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Claude Hagège and Charlotte Ann Tuton.
Professional Soldier, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
while It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Theatre Parade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Claude Hagège: French linguist, who was elected to the Collège de France in 1988 and received several awards for his work, including the Prix de l'Académie Française and the CNRS Gold medal.
- Charlotte Ann Tuton
- Jacques Bobe
- Louis Rostollan: French road bicycle racer, professional from 1958 until 1967.
- James Sinegal: American merchandise marketer and CEO in charge of Costco Wholesale warehouses, a membership warehouse style wholesaler, with over 60 west coast stores as of 2000.
- Charlotte Tuton: American astrologer and author, sometimes writing under the pen name of Raleigh J. Douglas.
- Don Nehlen: American football player and coach.
- Eve Queler: NYC, New York -- Conductor.
- Willye B: White; American long jumper (Olympics-silver-1956).
- 1st newspaper to microfilm its current issues, New York Herald Tribune
- First newspaper to microfilm its current issues, New York Herald Tribune.
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Alone - Hal Kemp & His Orchestra
- A Little Bit Independent - Bob Crosby & His Orchestra
- Twenty-Four Hours a Day - Joe Venuti & His Orchestra
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