Wednesday 11 May 1938
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jeanne Little and Carla Bley [Carla Borg] in Oakland.
The Adventures of Robin Hood, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
while All This, and Heaven Too by Rachel Field was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Francis of Girolamo
- Saint Estella
- Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
- Saint Odilo of Cluny
- Saint Majolus of Cluny
- Saint James Walworth
- Blessed John Rochester
- Saint Bertilla
- Saint Gengou Gangulphus
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Mamertus, first of the Ice Saints
- Roman Empire - Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Saint Gauthier of Esterp
- Jeanne Little: Australian television and stage entertainer, perennially outrageous, who epitomizes camp, known for her screeching whiney voice and trademark line, "helloooOOO dahhhlings!!" Little made her television debut on the Mike Walsh Show in September 1974, eight and a half months pregnant in gaudy clothes and with a distinctive off-beat sense of humor.
- Carla Bley [Carla Borg] in Oakland: California, USA; musician ("Escalator Over the Hill").
- Harvey Sollberger in Cedar Rapids: Iowa, USA; flutist/composer ("2 Oboes Troping").
- Maria Scicolone: Italian noted family, the younger sister of actress Sophia Loren.
- Arnold Sauwen: Flemish Poet (Hours of Solitude), dies at 81.
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- The Girl In The Bonnet Of Blue - Dick Todd
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