Wednesday 20 April 1938
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Betty Cuthbert and Bernard Malivoire.
International Crime, directed by Charles Lamont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
while The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Boat Race.
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- USA- National High Five Day
- Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
- Saint Victor (d.303)
- Saint Marcellinus
- Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
- Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
- Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
- April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
- Saint Theotimus (died 407)
- Betty Cuthbert: Australian sprinter.
- Bernard Malivoire: France -- Cox pair (1952 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Johnny Tillotson in Jacksonville: Florida, USA; singer ("Gidget", "Poetry in Motion").
- Betty Cuthbert in Australia 100 metre/200 metre/400 metre dash (Olympics-gold-1956: 1964).
- Manfred Kinder: German runner.
- Peter Snow: Irish historian and journalist.
- Eszter Tamási: Hungarian TV announcer and actress (Born 1938).
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