Monday 2 April 1934
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Diane Cilento and Peter Middleton.
Death Takes a Holiday, directed by Mitchell Leisen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
while Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 2 April 1934 ?
- 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
- Diane Cilento: Rabaul -- Actress (Hombre, Tom Jones, Wicker Man).
- Peter Middleton: British permanent Secretary (Treasury).
- Paul Joseph Cohen: American mathematician (d. 2007).
- Christopher France: British permanent secretary (Department of Health).
- Dino Cassio: Italian actor and singer, who started in vaudeville as a character actor, then moved to Rome and in 1964 joined the Turin group 'i Brutos.
- Shirley Douglas: Canadian actress, activist and noted family member, she is the ex-wife of actor Donald Sutherland (married from 1966-1970) and the mother of their son, Kiefer Sutherland. Her dad is Tommy Douglas, a Canadian politician and once Premier of Saskatchewan. During the late 1960s she moved to the US with her then-husband and became active in the Civil Rights Movement.
- Paul Cohen: American mathematician and theorist (d. 2007)
- Brian Glover: English wrestler and actor (d. 1997)
- Carl Kasell: American journalist and game show host
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