Sunday 9 January 1938
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Charles Edelstenne and Aad Kosto.
The Buccaneer, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
while My Son, My Son! by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Foundations of Cookery.
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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
- Aad Kosto: Dutch theologist / actor / Assistant Secretary of Justice.
- Charles Edelstenne: French businessman, the CEO of Dassault Aviation from 2000 until 2013, and the Chairman of Dassault Systèmes.
- Claudette Boyer: Canadian educator and politician (d. 2013).
- Peter Edelman: American lawyer and educator.
- Stuart Woods: American author and critic.
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