Monday 5 December 1938
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include [John] J J Cale in Oklahoma City and J J Cale.
Pygmalion, directed by Anthony Asquith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
while The Citadel by A. J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- [John] J J Cale in Oklahoma City: Oklahoma, USA; rock guitarist ("After Midnight").
- J J Cale: American songwriter.
- JD McDuffie: American racecar driver (d. 1991).
- Dominique Baratelli: .
- JJ Cale: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Leathercoated Minds) (d. 2013).
- J McDuffie: American race car driver (d. 1991)
- Christina "Dina" Koudijs-van Appeldoorn: Pianist / composer, dies at 54.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1938 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- The Umbrella Man - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
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