Monday 2 April 1928
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Serge Gainsbourg and Alain Vanzo.
Der Kaufmann von Venedig, directed by Peter Paul Felner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
while The Bridge of San Luis by Rey Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
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- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
- Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
- Malvinas Day in Argentina.
- Sizdah be dar in Iran
- Serge Gainsbourg: French singer, an international sex symbol who gained fame in England with his hit record "Je T'Aime," performed with Jane Birkin.
- Alain Vanzo
- Joseph Bernardin: American Roman Catholic Cardinal whose style was pastoral, not imperial.
- Rita Gam in Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania, USA; actress (Distortions, Hannibal, Sierra Baron, Mohawk).
- Prof David Robinson: Irish horticulturist (d. 2004).
- Wolfgang Arming: Austrian business executive and entrepreneur who is the head of Polydor and Polygram records.
- Sergio Milan: Italian boxer, a lightweight pro between 1950-1963.
- Paul Jalabert: Italy sport Champion.
- Roy Masters: English-American radio host.
- David Robinson: Irish horticulturist and academic (d. 2004).
- Joseph "Cardinal": Bernardin [of Chicago].
- Rita Gam: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- Actress (Distortions, Hannibal, Sierra Baron).
- Theodore Richards: The first American scientist to receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, earning the award "in recognition of his exact determinations of the atomic weights of a large number of the chemical elements.
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