Saturday 12 December 1936
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bengt Emil Johnson and Iolanda Balas.
Camille, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
while White Banners by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sea Stories.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 December 1936 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Bengt Emil Johnson: Composer.
- Iolanda Balas: Romania -- High jumper (1960 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Iolanda Balaș: Romanian high jumper and educator.
- Denise Coffey: English actress and director.
- Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek declares war on Japan.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1936 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I'm in a Dancing Mood - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra
- When My Dream Boat Comes Home - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
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