Saturday 20 August 1938
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Loup Chretien and Alain Vivien.
You Can't Take It with You, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
while All This, and Heaven Too by Rachel Field was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Telecrime.
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- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
- Jean-Loup Chretien
- Alain Vivien: French politician.
- Jean-Loup Jaques Marie Chretien: France -- Cosmonaut (T-6, TM-7, STS 86).
- Anne Cameron: Canadian novelist, poet, screenwriter and short story writer.
- Peter Day: English chemist and academic.
- Lou Gehrig hits his 23rd career grand slam : a record that still stands.
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