Sunday 17 March 1935, St. Patrick's Day
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Adam Wade and Adam Wade in Pittsburgh.
The Man Who Knew Too Much, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Adam Wade: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- Singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn).
- Adam Wade in Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania, USA; actor/singer ("Kiss Me Goodbye", "Crazy Joe").
- Gene Schoenfeld: American journalist known in underground newspapers as "Dr. Hippocrates," the author of a medical information-help column.
- Albertus Geldermans: Netherlands sport Champion.
- Frederick Mackenzie: American sedimentary and global biogeochemist.
- Patrick Etolu: Ugandan high jumper (d. 2013)
- KSO-AM in Des Moines Iowa call sign is given to KWCR
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