Sunday 2 June 1935
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carol Shields and Roger Brierley.
The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes, directed by Leslie S. Hiscott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
while Of Time and the River by Thomas Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 2 June 1935 ?
- Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
- Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
- Xenia name day in Slovakia.
- The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
- Carol Shields: American-Canadian author poet and playwright (d. 2003).
- Roger Brierley: English actor and singer (d. 2005).
- Dimitri Kitsikis: Greek poet and educator.
- Babe Ruth, 40, announces his retirement as a player
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