Thursday 8 August 1935
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Laws and Michael Clark (politician).
Alice Adams, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
while Good-bye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton was one of the best selling books.
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- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- John Laws: Australian broadcaster, the most successful and influential in his field, the undisputed king of Australia's talk-back airwaves.
- Michael Clark (politician)
- Ron Marlenee: (Rep-R-Montana, 1977- ).
- Donald P Bellisario: American television producer.
- Jacques Careuil: Belgian presenter on the RTBF (Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française, the public broadcasting organization of the French Community of Belgium).
- David Hamblin: British astrologer and psychotherapist, author of the book, "Harmonic Charts" (1983).
- Joe Tex: American musician and singer-songwriter who gained success in the 1960s and 1970s with his brand of Southern soul, which mixed the styles of country, gospel and rhythm and blues.
- Maurice Lever: French literary historian, the author of numerous books on the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
- Richard Lamm: Madison Politician.
- Donald Bellisario: American director producer and screenwriter.
- Sandy Horn: Lesbian activist.
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