Sunday 1 July 1934
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jamie Farr in Toledo and Claude Berri.
Of Human Bondage, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
while So Red the Rose by Stark Young was one of the best selling books.
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- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
- Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day.
- Jamie Farr in Toledo: Ohio, USA; actor (Klinger - M*A*S*H, AfterMASH).
- Claude Berri: French film director, producer and founder of the Association of Authors-Directors- Producers, one of the most influential man in the French movie business from the early '90s.
- Jamie Farr: Lebanese-American actor with a big nose.
- Jean Marsh: British actress and screenwriter who is best known for creating and starring in the BBC and PBS TV series "Upstairs, Downstairs," which ran from 1971-1976.
- René Pilhes: French writer and former publicist.
- Sydney Pollack: American filmmaker and actor whose work includes "The Slender Thread," 1965, "The Scalphunters," 1968, "They Shoot Horses Don't They," 1969 and "The Way We Were," 1973. His movies have earned 43 Academy Award nominations, including four for Best Picture. Pollack won an Emmy for directing in 1966 and in 1985 he won Best Director and Best Picture Award for "Out of Africa."
- 1st x-ray photo of entire body, Rochester, New York
- First x-ray photo of entire body, Rochester, New York.
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