Tuesday 12 April 1932
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Pierre Marielle and Tiny Tim.
Grand Hotel, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
while The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Jean-Pierre Marielle: French actor, who has appeared in more than a hundred films in a large diversity of roles, from the banal citizen (Les Galettes de Pont-Aven), to the serial killer (Sans mobile apparent), to the World War II hero (Les Milles), to the compromised spy (La Valise (fr)), to the has-been actor (Les Grands Ducs).
- Tiny Tim: American performer and entertainer with a unique presentation of "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" in a falsetto voice, a novelty international hit in the late '60s.
- Jack Gelber: United States -- Playwright (Connection, Apple).
- Dennis Banks: American Indian activist.
- Tiny Tim [Herbert Butros Khaury] in New York City: New York, USA; singer ("Tip Toe Thru' the Tulips With Me").
- Philippe Nozières: French physicist working at Institut Laue-Langevin in Grenoble, France.
- Lakshman Kadirgamar: Sri Lankan lawyer and politician 5th Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 2005).
- Henri Lazarof: Composer.
- Emmanuel Chabriers and Balanchines ballet premieres in Monte Carlo
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