Saturday 9 June 1934
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jackie Wilson and Michael Mates.
Little Miss Marker, directed by Alexander Hall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
while So Red the Rose by Stark Young was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Efrem=Saint Ephraim, deacon, Doctor of the Church
- Blessed Diana d'Andalo
- Saint Pelagia, virgin, martyr [BLS]
- Saint Vincent, deacon, martyr [BLS]
- Blessed Richard, bishop of Andria, Apulia
- Saint Liborius, bishop (of LeMans), confessor [GTZ: LeMans]
- Saint Edmund, bishop of Canturbury, confessor (Translation day) [GTZ: England]
- Saint Diomedes
- =? Blessed Columba, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Scotland]
- Saint Columba (called Saint Columcille in Ireland, where he is honoured as one of the islands three patron saints)
- Saint Alexander, martyr [GTZ: Russia]
- Roman Empire paganism - third day of the Vestalia in honor of the goddess Vesta
- Saint Primus and Felicianus, martyrs [common]
- Jackie Wilson: American soul singer-songwriter and performer.
- Michael Mates: English colonel and politician.
- Pal Karolyi: Composer.
- Wild Jimmy Spruill: Blues guitarist.
- Jackie Wilson in Detroit: Michigan, USA; singer ("Lonely Teardrops").
- Joe Santos in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actor (The Rockford Files, AKA Pablo, Shamus).
- Helga Haase: German FR, 500m speed skater (1960 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- 1st Donald Duck cartoon, Wise Little Hen, released
- 66th Belmont: Wayne D Wright aboard Peace Chance wins in 2:29.2
- Donald Duck made his 1st screen appearance (The Wise Little Hen)
- Lawson Little beats Gene Sarazen by three strokes for the US Open.
- The Walt Disney Silly Symphony film The Wise Little Hen is released to theaters in the USA. Donald Duck makes his film debut, with a voice supplied by Clarence Nash.
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