Wednesday 24 October 1934
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Baptiste Gourion and Margie Masters.
The Trail Beyond, directed by Robert Bradbury, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
while So Red the Rose by Stark Young was one of the best selling books.
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Jean-Baptiste Gourion: French Jewish-born Benedictine monk and auxiliary bishop from 2003 until his death.
- Margie Masters: LPGA golfer.
- John Cramer: American physicist and writer, who serves as Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.
- Vernon Loucks: American administrater and CEO of Baxter International, one of the nations largest hospital equipment supplier.
- Sanger Shafer: American country songwriter and musician.
- Peter Behn: American voice actor.
- Glen Glenn: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Sammy Petrillo: American actor (d. 2009).
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