Thursday 9 January 1936
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Fletcher and Anne Rivers Siddons.
The Ghost Goes West, directed by Ren Clair, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
while It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Theatre Parade.
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- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Peter Fletcher: Music teacher.
- Anne Rivers Siddons: American writer.
- Jan Snodgrass: American pro astrologer and co-author of "Compedium of Astrology" with Rose Lineman.
- Robert Wilson: American radio astronomer, he won the 1978 Nobel Prize for physics.
- Ylipe : French humorist, artist, and writer.
- John Gilbert: Canadian talk-show host based in Niagara Falls and Toronto, Ontario.
- Semi-automatic rifles adopted by US army.
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