Thursday 17 January 1935
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paul O[sborne] Williams and Ruth Ann Minner.
David Copperfield, directed by George Cukor, 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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- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Paul O[sborne] Williams: United States -- Sci-fi author (Ends of the Circle).
- Ruth Ann Minner: American politician, businesswoman and 72nd Governor of Delaware.
- Jimmy Powell in Dallas: Texas, USA; PGA golfer (1990 Southwestern Bell Classic).
- Jimmy Powell: American golfer who played on the PGA Tour in the 1960s and 1970s, but whose greatest success came on the Senior PGA Tour in the early to mid-1990s.
- Ruth Minner: American businesswoman and politician 72nd Governor of Delaware.
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