Saturday 21 December 1935
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Phil Donahue in Cleveland and Phil Donahue.
Professional Soldier, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 21 December 1935 ?
- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
- Phil Donahue in Cleveland: Ohio, USA; talk show host (Phil Donahue Show).
- Phil Donahue: American TV personality, a major talk-show host and pioneer of audience interaction in a flexible, captivating on-air performance.
- Gerard Belivaud: France sport Champion.
- John Avildsen: American director producer and cinematographer.
- Lorenzo Bandini: Italian racing driver, (Born 1935).
- Yusuf Bey: Black Muslim leader (Born 1935)
- Edward Schreyer: Canadian academic and politician 22nd Governor General of Canada
- Kurt Tucholsky: German- Jewish journalist, satirical essayist, poet, and critic, best-known for his cabaret songs.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1935 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Bing Crosby - Silent Night
- The Music Goes Round and Round - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- With All My Heart - Hal Kemp & His Orchestra
- Stop, Look, and Listen - Joe Venuti & His Orchestra
- Eeny Meeny Miney Mo - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Helen Ward)
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