Monday 5 August 1935
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John McCartan and John Saxon in Brooklyn.
China Seas, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
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- 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
- John McCartan: St. Paul, Minnesota -- Ice hockey player (1960 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- John Saxon in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actor (Bees, Nightmare on Elm Street, Electric Horseman).
- Zakes Mokae: Johannesburg, South Africa -- Actor (Comedians).
- Michael Ballhaus: German director and cinematographer.
- Peter Inge: Baron Inge English field marshal.
- John Saxon: American actor
- The Leo Burnett Advertising Agency opens in Chicago, Illinois.
- Eastbourne Bandstand officially opened in Eastbourne, United Kingdom.
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