Thursday October 08, 1936: on this day

October 08, 1936 was the 282nd day of the year 1936, under the sign of Libra and the day of the week was Thursday.

Is October 08, 1936 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on October 08, 1936, who was born and died on October 08, 1936, what holidays and observances are celebrated on October 08, 1936, which were the most popular songs, movies (e.g. Pigskin Parade, directed by David Butler), TV series (e.g. Olympic Games) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about October 8th, 1936 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was October 08, 1936?

October 08, 1936 was a Thursday and it was the 282nd day of the year 1936 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 08, 1936 can also be written as 10/8/1936 in the US and as 8/10/1936 in UK and Europe.

October 08, 1936 in October 1936 calendar


October 08, 1936: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 8th is Libra.

Libra is the 7th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between September 23rd and October 22nd belong to the Libra sign: discover Libra personality and who should a Libra marry.

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio.

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October 08, 1936: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 08, 1936 is Rat and the associated element is Fire.

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Discover the planets positions on October 8th, 1936 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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October 08, 1936: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on October 08, 1936 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 08, 1936 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on October 08, 1936 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 27% full, rising at 11:15 pm and setting at 02:29 pm.

The previous full moon was on Sep 30, 1936 while the next full moon would come on Oct 30, 1936.

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Who was born on October 08, 1936?

Famous people born on October 08, 1936:

  • Rona Barrett

    American gossip columnist and hollywood's most trusted insider.

  • Carman Moore

    American composer and musician, musicologist and critic.

  • Charles Sanford

    American financier and ceo of banker trust of new york.

  • David Carradine


  • Gary Alcorn

    American basketball player who played for pro basketball from 1959 to 1961.

  • Rona Barrett in New York City

    New york, usa: gossip columnist (tomorrow show).

  • Michael White

    British multiple birth, twin born two days earlier than elizabeth.

  • Rogelio Guerra

Whose famous birthday is on October 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 8th:

  • Bella Thorne
    Bella Thorne

    Bella thorne is an american actress and model known for her roles in disney channel's 'shake it up' and the film 'the duff'.

  • Matt Damon
    Matt Damon

    American actor and the author of "good will hunting," a movie script he wrote with his friend ben affleck.

  • Bruno Mars
    Bruno Mars

    American singer, songwriter and record producer.

  • Nick Cannon
    Nick Cannon

    Nick cannon is an american rapper, actor, and comedian known for his roles in films such as drumline and his work as the host of america's...

  • Raaj Kumar
    Raaj Kumar

    Raaj kumar was an indian film actor known for his powerful and intense performances in hindi cinema.

  • Sigourney Weaver
    Sigourney Weaver

    American actress, whose first hit was 1979's science-fiction thriller "alien.

  • Paul Hogan
    Paul Hogan

    Australian screenwriter and actor who is most well-known for his first feature film "crocodile dandee" and its sequel, "crocodile dandee ii.

  • Chevy Chase
    Chevy Chase

    American comedian and actor, who started as a writer.

  • Stephanie Zimbalist
    Stephanie Zimbalist

    Movie actress.

  • Claude Jade
    Claude Jade

    One of the most prominent actresses of france's new wave, well-known for her roles in truffaut’s trilogy: "baisers vola (c)s", and "domicile...

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October 08, 1936: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 87 years 6 months old,

or 1050 months and 15 days old,

or 4567 weeks and 5 days old,

or 31974 days old,

if you were born on October 08, 1936.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 08, 1936?

There are 168 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday October 8th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 08, 1936?

You belong to the Silent Generation if you were born on October 08, 1936.


October 08, 1936: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on October 08, 1936:

  • Premchand

    Indian author and screenwriter (b. 1880).

  • Red Ames

    American baseball manager and player (d. 1936).

  • William Henry Stark

    American businessman (b. 1851).

  • Ahmet Tevfik Pasha

    Ottoman politician, 292nd grand vizier of the ottoman empire (b. 1845).

What famous deaths happened on October 8th?

Famous deaths on October 8th:

  • Fernando Lamas
    Fernando Lamas

    Argentinian-american actor, singer, and director (d. 1982).

  • Phyllis Calvert
    Phyllis Calvert

    British actress (born 1915).

  • Nigel Bruce
    Nigel Bruce

    British actor (d. 1953).

  • Eduardo Ciannelli
    Eduardo Ciannelli

    Italian actor, who started his career in opera baritone on the continent and italy.

  • Willy Brandt

    German lawyer and politician, 4th chancellor of germany, nobel prize laureate (b. 1913).

  • Reford

    Renowned Canadian architect known for his work on the Jardins de Métis.

  • Jacques Derrida

    Influential French philosopher known for developing deconstruction theory.

  • Marianita May

    Renowned American author known for her novels and short stories.

  • Naftula Herz Imber

    Author of the lyrics of the Israeli national anthem, Hatikvah.

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October 08, 1936: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on October 08, 1936:

  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois

Observances on October 08, 1936:

  • World Migratory Bird Day [UNEP]

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October 08, 1936: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 08, 1936 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Pigskin Parade

Pigskin Parade

Release year: 1936

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Stuart Erwin, Patsy Kelly, Jack Haley, The Yacht Club Boys

Mister Cinderella

Mister Cinderella

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Edward Sedgwick

Starring: Jack Haley, Betty Furness, Arthur Treacher, Raymond Walburn

Ambush Valley

Ambush Valley

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Bernard B. Ray

Starring: Bob Custer, Victoria Vinton, Vane Calvert, Eddie Phillips

The Garden of Allah

The Garden of Allah

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Richard Boleslawski

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, Tilly Losch, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States of America

Hopalong Cassidy Returns

Hopalong Cassidy Returns

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Nate Watt

Starring: William Boyd, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Gail Sheridan, Evelyn Brent

October 08, 1936: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 08, 1936 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Olympic Games

Olympic Games

Release year: 1936


Who was the US President on October 08, 1936?

On October 08, 1936 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 08, 1936?

On October 08, 1936 the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 08, 1936?

On October 08, 1936 the Pope was Pius XI.


What is special about October 8th?

October 8th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 8th day of the month of October. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on October 8th, such as:

  • 2018 - Libyan civil war (2014-present); the rise of terrorism in egypt: a libyan national army operation at derna results with the capture of hesham ashmawy. hesham ashmawy is one of egypt's most wanted militants.
  • 2017 - Rohingya persecution (2016-present). a refugee boat on its way to bangladesh from myanmar capssizes, leading to at least 12 deaths.
  • 2016 - Saudi arabian-led intervention into yemen: saudi-led coalition aircraft launch airstrikes against civilians at the funeral for the father of houthi government's interior minister in sana'a. at least 140 people were killed and over 500 others were injured. abdul-qader hilal, the mayor of sana'a is among the dead. (the independent), (bbc),

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What happened in 1936?

1936 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 1st KLM airplane to land on Bonaire
  • Giants Carl Hubbell notches his 16th en route to 24 consecutive wins
  • 7th-place Brooklyn Dodgers fire manager Casey Stengel

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What was the calendar for October 1936?

October 1936 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how October 1936 calendar looked like.

Thursday October 8, 1936