Sunday 6 January 1935, Epiphany
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Claude Steiner and Nino Tempo in Niagara Falls.
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer, directed by Henry Hathaway, 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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- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Claude Steiner: French-American author, practicing psychologist and disciple of Eric Berne, one of the founders of radical therapy.
- Nino Tempo in Niagara Falls: New York, USA; rock vocalist (Deep Purple).
- Paul Wilson: American R&B-singer (Flamingos - "Lovers Never Say Goodbye").
- Tsaritsa Margarita: Gomez-Acebo y Cejuela of Bulgaria.
- Margarita : Queen Margarita of Bulgaria.
- Ian Meckiff: Australian cricketer.
- Joseph Rotman: Canadian businessman and philanthropist (d. 2015).
- George P Baker: US playwright (Dramatic Technique), dies at 68.
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