Saturday 6 August 1938
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carry Tefsen and Peter Bonerz in Portsmouth.
Four Daughters, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
On TV people were watching Telecrime.
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- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
- Carry Tefsen: Dutch actress (Say A).
- Peter Bonerz in Portsmouth: New Hampshire, USA; actor (Jerry - Bob Newhart Show, 9 to 5).
- Tone Vigeland: Norwegian silversmith and jewellery artist.
- Paul Bartel: Brooklyn, New York -- Director / actor (Eating Raoul).
- Peter Bonerz: American actor and director.
- Warner Oland: Actor (Werewolf of London, Jazz Singer), dies at 57.
- The Looney Tunes animated short ''Porky amp Daffy'' is released.
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