Friday 19 October 1934
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Benita Valente and David Guard.
The Trail Beyond, directed by Robert Bradbury, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
while Lamb in His Bosom by Caroline Miller was one of the best selling books.
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- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Benita Valente: American singer, acclaimed for almost 30 years as one of the most beloved lyric sopranos of her generation, as well as one of the busiest.
- David Guard: Rocker (Kingston Trio).
- Jakubu Gowon: Army staff chief / President of Nigeria (1966-75).
- Yakubu Gowon: Nigerian general and politician 3rd Head of State of Nigeria.
- Johan J Arch: Graphic artist (houtgravures), dies at 63.
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