Sunday 5 August 1934
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Karl Johan Astrom and Wendell Berry.
Housewife, directed by Alfred E. Green, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1934 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Karl Johan Astrom: Control engineer and theorist.
- Wendell Berry: American poet, critic and farmer.
- Philippe Dahhan: French orthopedic surgeon and art collector, who died in 2012.
- Karl Åström: Swedish engineer and theorist.
- Gay Byrne: Irish radio and television host.
- Vern Gosdin: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2009)
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