Wednesday 12 August 1936US date format: 8/12/1936, UK date format: 12/8/1936
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1936). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Gabriel Matzneff and John Poindexter.
Swing Time, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
On TV people were watching Olympic Games.
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- Gabriel Matzneff
- John Poindexter: US Chief of Staff.
- Gerard Masson: Composer.
- Evelyn Lauder: Businessman.
- Hans Haacke: Cologne, Germany -- Artist (Right to...
- Demo baseball game at 1936 Olympics in Berlin, world beats US, 6-5
- Diver Marjorie Gestring is youngest Olympic gold medalist (13 years 268 days).
- 120 degrees F (49 degrees C), Seymour, Texas (state record hot).