Saturday 24 October 1936
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bill Wyman and Rainer Kunad.
Les Misérables, directed by Raymond Bernard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
while It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis 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)
- Bill Wyman: British musician, a bass guitarist, piano and synthesizer player and singer with the Rolling Stones.
- Rainer Kunad: Composer.
- David Nelson in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet).
- Annelien Kappeyne van de Coppello: Dutch politican (VVD).
- Jimmy Dawkins: American singer and guitarist (d. 2013).
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