Thursday 1 September 1938
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include George Maharis in Astoria and Alan Dershowitz.
Boys Town, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
while The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Telecrime.
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Which were the important events of 1 September 1938 ?
- Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
- Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- Church of England - Saint Giles
- Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
- Libya - Revolution Day (1969)
- Russia - Knowledge Day
- Singapore - Teacher's Day
- Start of the partridge-shooting season ("St.Partridge").
- Slovakia - Constitution Day
- Start of cold season.
- Start of new school year in many countries.
- George Maharis in Astoria: New York, USA; actor (Buz - Route 66, Most Deadly Game).
- Alan Dershowitz: American lawyer, professor and writer, one of the leading defense attorneys in the nation.
- Per Kirkeby: Danish painter sculptor and poet.
- Mussolini cancels civil rights of Italian Jews
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