Friday April 17, 1936: on this day

About April 17th, 1936, in brief:

  • Day of the week: April 17th, 1936 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries (in western zodiac), Rat (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Victoria Beckham, Sean Bean
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • Popular movie: Captain January directed by David Butler

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What day of the week was April 17, 1936?

April 17, 1936 was a Friday and it was the 108th day of the year 1936 in the Gregorian calendar.

April 17, 1936 can also be written as 4/17/1936 in the US and as 17/4/1936 in UK and Europe.

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April 17, 1936: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for April 17th is Aries.

Aries is the 1st sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between March 21st and April 19th belong to the Aries sign: discover Aries personality and who should a Aries marry.

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus.

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April 17, 1936: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for April 17, 1936 is Rat and the associated element is Fire.

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April 17, 1936: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on April 17, 1936 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on April 17, 1936 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on April 17, 1936 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 10% full, rising at 02:40 am and setting at 03:28 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 06, 1936 while the next full moon would come on May 06, 1936.

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Who was born on April 17, 1936?

Famous people born on April 17, 1936:

  • Urs Wild

    Swiss chemist.

  • Lord Justice


  • Pete Graves

    Rocker (moonglows).

  • Hilde Schramm

Whose famous birthday is on April 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on April 17th:

  • Victoria Beckham
    Victoria Beckham

    Posh is a british singer, who was also one of the spice girls.

  • Sean Bean
    Sean Bean

    Sean bean is an english actor known for his roles in the lord of the rings and game of thrones.

  • Roddy Piper
    Roddy Piper

    Roddy piper was a professional wrestler known for his time in the wwe and for his iconic feud with hulk hogan.

  • William Holden
    William Holden

    William holden was an american actor known for his roles in classic films such as sunset boulevard and the bridge on the river kwai.

  • Jennifer Garner
    Jennifer Garner

    American actress and film producer.

  • Olivia Hussey
    Olivia Hussey

    Argentinean-british actress, who made her acting debut at 16 with her beautiful, doe-eyed beauty in "romeo and juliet.

  • Rooney Mara
    Rooney Mara

    Rooney mara is an american actress known for her roles in films such as the girl with the dragon tattoo and carol.

  • James Last
    James Last

    German musician, bandleader, composer, arranger.

  • Adam McKay
    Adam McKay

    Adam mckay is a writer and director known for his work on comedy films such as anchorman, step brothers, and the other guys.

  • Nicholas D'Agosto
    Nicholas D'Agosto

    American film and television actor.

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How old is someone born on April 17, 1936?

Someone born on April 17, 1936 is:

88 years 1 month old,

or 1057 months and 2 days old,

or 4596 weeks and 2 days old,

or 32174 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on April 17, 1936?

There are 333 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday April 17th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on April 17, 1936?

You belong to the Silent Generation if you were born on April 17, 1936.


April 17, 1936: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on April 17, 1936:

  • Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck

    Dutch lawyer and politician, 28th prime minister of the netherlands (b. 1873).

  • Fritz Hommel

What famous deaths happened on April 17th?

Famous deaths on April 17th:

  • Deanna Durbin
    Deanna Durbin

    American actress and singer who made her debut film at the age of 14.

  • Kitty Carlisle
    Kitty Carlisle

    American actress, singer, socialite, and game show panelist (d. 2007).

  • Doris Roberts
    Doris Roberts

    American actress (b. 1925).

  • Michael Sarrazin
    Michael Sarrazin

    Michael sarrazin was a canadian actor known for his roles in films such as 'they shoot horses, don't they?' and 'the flim-flam man'.

  • Eva Novak
    Eva Novak

    Actress (medicine man), passes away at 90 from pneumonia.

  • Benjerman Franklin

    Founding Father of the United States and successful businessman.

  • Axiel Márquez

    Axiel Márquez was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, known for his novels such as One Hundred Years of...

  • Gabriel García Márquez

    Gabriel García Márquez was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter, and journalist, known for his novels and short stories,...

  • Jesua Garcia

    Pioneering researcher in the field of genetics.

  • Biju Patnaik

    Biju Patnaik was an Indian politician who served as the Chief Minister of Odisha for two terms and played a crucial role in the formation of...

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April 17, 1936: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on April 17, 1936:

  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)

Saints celebrated on April 17, 1936:

  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)

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April 17, 1936: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on April 17, 1936 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Captain January

Release year: 1936

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Shirley Temple, Guy Kibbee, Slim Summerville, Buddy Ebsen

Captain Calamity

Release year: 1936

Directed by: John Reinhardt

Starring: George Houston, Marian Nixon, Vince Barnett, Crane Wilbur

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander

Country: United States of America

Big Brown Eyes

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Cary Grant, Joan Bennett, Walter Pidgeon, Lloyd Nolan

The Unguarded Hour

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Loretta Young, Franchot Tone, Lewis Stone, Roland Young


Who was the US President on April 17, 1936?

On April 17, 1936 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 17, 1936?

On April 17, 1936 the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 17, 1936?

On April 17, 1936 the Pope was Pius XI.


What is special about April 17th?

April 17th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 17th day of the month of April. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on April 17th, such as:

  • 2019 - Russian military intervention in ukraine
  • 2018 - Syrian civil war - american-led intervention in civil war in syria: president donald trump and his administration are looking at replacing u.s. military forces with an arab force in syria.
  • 2017 - American pipeline operator williams partners agreed to sell an oil refinery in louisiana to nova chemicals, a canadian chemical company, for $2.1 billion.

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What happened in 1936?

1936 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 1st KLM airplane to land on Bonaire
  • Giants Carl Hubbell notches his 16th en route to 24 consecutive wins
  • 7th-place Brooklyn Dodgers fire manager Casey Stengel

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What was the calendar for April 1936?

April 1936 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with April being the 4th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Friday April 17, 1936