Saturday 28 December 1935
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Fernando Lopes .
Professional Soldier, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
while Vein of Iron by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Theatre Parade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 December 1935 ?
- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- Fernando Lopes: Portugal -- Director (Encoberto, Matar Saudades).
- Clarence Day: American author and poet (d. 1935).
- W P A Federal Art Project Gallery opens in New York City
- Pravda publishes a letter by Pavel Postyshev, who revives New Year tree tradition in the Soviet Union.
- Mary McLeod Bethune founds the National Council of Negro Women.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1935 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Twenty-Four Hours a Day - Joe Venuti & His Orchestra
- A Little Bit Independent - Bob Crosby & His Orchestra
- Alone - Hal Kemp & His Orchestra
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