Tuesday 14 January 1936
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Reiner Klimke and Ludmila Pinayeva.
The Ghost Goes West, directed by Ren Clair, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
while Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Theatre Parade.
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- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
- Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
- Ludmila Pinayeva: USSR -- 500m kayak (1964, 68, 72 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Reiner Klimke: German FR, equestrian dressage (1984 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- John Paul Cain in Sweetwater: Texas, USA; PGA golfer (1989 Greater Grand Rapids).
- Clarence Carter: American singer ("Thread the Needle").
- Rainer Klimke: German equestrian, who won six gold and two bronze medals indressage at the Summer Olympics — a record for equestrian events.
- L M (Mario) Giannini elected president of Bank of America.
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