Sunday 8 May 1938
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Lucien and Pierre Claverie.
The Adventures of Robin Hood, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1938 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Pierre Lucien: Claverie; bishop of Oran.
- Pierre Claverie: French ecclesiastic, Roman Catholic Bishop of Oran from 1981.
- Jean Giraud: French artist, a cartoonist and illustrator widely acknowledged as being one of the major modern day influences in the visual arts field.
- Javed Burki: Indian-Pakistani cricketer.
- Corine Rottschäfer: Dutch model Miss World 1959.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1938 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- The Girl In The Bonnet Of Blue - Dick Todd
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