Tuesday 8 November 1938
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Asprey and Pleuni Touw.
The Lady Vanishes, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
On TV people were watching Guest Night.
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- John Asprey: British jeweler / multi-millionaire.
- Pleuni Touw: Dutch actress (Black Rider).
- Pleuntje "Pleuni" Cordon: Actress (Dear Guys).
- Driss Basri: Moroccan police officer and politician (d. 2007).
- Richard Stoker: English composer author and poet.
- 1st black woman legislator, Crystal Bird Fauset of Philadelphia
- In US elections, Republicans makes gains of 8 seats in Senate, 80 in the House of Representatives, and 11 State Governors.
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