Saturday July 11, 1936

US date format: 7/11/1936, UK date format: 11/7/1936

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1936). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Henri Coulonges and Ruth Dewey. Earthworm Tractors, directed by Ray Enright, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 11, 1936?


  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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  • Triborough Bridge linking Manhattan, Bronx and Queens opens.
  • The Triborough Bridge in New York City is opened to traffic.

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Earthworm Tractors

Earthworm Tractors

Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Joe E. Brown, June Travis, Guy Kibbee, Dick Foran

Satan Met a Lady

Satan Met a Lady

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Bette Davis, Warren William, Alison Skipworth, Arthur Treacher

Country: United States of America

The Crooked Trail

The Crooked Trail

Directed by: S. Roy Luby

Starring: Johnny Mack Brown, Lucile Browne, John Merton, Charles King

The Green Pastures

The Green Pastures

Directed by: Marc Connelly, William Keighley

Starring: Rex Ingram, Oscar Polk, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Frank H. Wilson

Prison Shadows

Prison Shadows

Directed by: Robert F. Hill

Starring: Edward J. Nugent, Lucille Lund, Joan Barclay, Forrest Taylor

Days to next July 11

If July 11, 1936 is your birthday you're 84 years, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 7 days.

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