Wednesday 6 May 1936
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joanna Dunham and Sylvia Robinson.
Dracula's Daughter, directed by Lambert Hillyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
while Sparkenbroke by Charles Morgan was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Joanna Dunham: Actress (Possession, House the Dripped Blood).
- Sylvia Robinson: rocker (Mickey and Sylvia - "Love is Strange").
- Bernard Lemaire: French Canadian businessman (Cascades).
- Hans Jelmoli: Composer, dies at 59.
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