Saturday 12 October 1935
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sam Moore and Pascale Audret.
Hands Across the Table, directed by Mitchell Leisen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
while Of Time and the River by Thomas Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
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- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Sam Moore: Miami, Florida -- Rock vocalist (Sam & Dave-Soul Sister).
- Pascale Audret: French actress who starred in over 25 domestic films between 1955 and 1968.
- Tony Kubek: American sportscaster and baseball player, shortstop for the Yankees from 1957-65, playing in six World Series.
- Luciano Pavarotti: Italian operatic tenor, a superstar whose hundreds of recordings and international appearances have made him the best-known opera star of all time, eclipsing even Caruso.
- Don Howe: English footballer and manager (d. 2015).
- Samuel Moore: American singer-songwriter (Sam & Dave)
- Shivraj Patil: Indian lawyer and politician Indian Minister of Defence
- Cole Porters musical Jubilee, premieres in New York City
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