Thursday 14 February 1935, Valentine's Day
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Christine CT "Christel" Adelaar and Lord Wilson.
Ruggles of Red Gap, directed by Leo McCarey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
while Vein of Iron by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best selling books.
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- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
- Western World - Valentine's Day.
- Iraq - 'Communist Martyrs Day' celebrated by Iraqi Communist Party.
- Europe/Catholicism - Feast day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, patron saints of Europe.
- Saint Abraham (d. 422)
- Saint Valentine (d. 422).
- Christine CT "Christel" Adelaar: Dutch actress (Pipo the Clown).
- Lord Wilson: of Tillyorn.
- Peter Phillips: Printer.
- Mickey Wright in San Diego: California, USA; LPGA golfer (4 times LPGA champion).
- Ronnie Knox: American field and track star at UCLA, very popular with the public.
- Mickey Wright: American pro golfer, the 13th entry to the Ladies Golf Hall of Fame. She turned pro in late 1954. In late January 1964 she fell down the stairs and injured her leg tendons; she was unable to play for two months.
- Christel Adelaar: Indonesian-Dutch actress (d. 2013)
- David Wilson: Baron Wilson of Tillyorn Scottish academic and diplomat 27th Governor of Hong Kong
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