Friday 17 January 1936
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jerry Fogel in Rochester and Jean Genermont.
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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- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Jerry Fogel in Rochester: New York, USA; actor (Jerry - Mothers-in-Law, White Shadow).
- Jean Genermont: Moulins physician.
- John Boyd: English academic and diplomat British ambassador to Japan.
- A Thangathurai: Sri Lankan lawyer and politician (d. 1997).
- Mateiu Caragiale: Romanian author (Born 1885).
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