THE YEAR OF 1935
Born : JAN 3 David Vine, Sports commentator.
Born : 7 Valeri N. Kubasov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 6, 36, Apollo-Soyuz)
Born : 8 Elvis Presley, king of the singers.
Born : 16 A J Foyt, US race driver.
Born : 24 Bamber Gascoigne, broadcaster, University Challenge.
Born : 28 David Lodge, author.
Died : 16 Kate 'Ma' Baker, bank robber, shot by the FBI.
5 Forerunner of LaGuardia, Municipal Airport 2, opened in New York.
8 Spectrophotometer patented, by AC Hardy
10 Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks divorced in Los Angeles
11 Amelia Earhart flies from Hawaii to California, non-stop
24 First beer in cans sold, by the Kreuger Brewing Co.,Virginia.
28 Iceland became the first country to legalise abortion.
Born : FEB 3 Jeremy Kemp, actor.
Born : 11 Gene Vincent, singer.
Died : 8 Max Liebermann, German painter and etcher.
2 Lie detector first used in court in Portage, Wisconsin
25 Jack Hobbs retired from cricket, the record century scorer.
26 Lawrence of Arabia was discharged from the RAF.
26 Robert Watson-Watt gave first demonstration of Radar at Daventry
28 Sale or import of contraceptives into Ireland was banned.
Born : MAR 15 Judd Hirsch, actor.
Born : 21 Brian Clough, English footballer and manager.
Born : 23 Barry Cryer, writer and comic.
Born : 28 Michael Parkinson, TV personality.
Born : 31 Herb Alpert, trumpeter. ( & the Tijuana Brass)
Born : 31 Richard Chamberlain, actor.
9 Nikita Khrushchev elected chief of Moscow Communist Party.
12 A 30 mph speed limit was imposed in Britain's built up areas.
13 Voluntary driving tests started in Britain.(Compulsory in June).
16 Hitler orders German rearmament, violating Versailles Treaty
22 World's first high definition TV service launched in Berlin
Born : APR 4 Trevor Griffiths, playwright.
Born : 14 Loretta Lynn, singer.
Born : 16 Bobby Vinton, singer.
Born : 19 Dudley Moore, English comedy actor.
2 Watson Watt granted a patent for RADAR.
11 Severe dust storms hit Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico and Texas.
29 First use on Britain's roads of Percy Shaw's "cat's eyes".
Born : MAY 8 Jack Charlton, footballer.
Born : 15 Ted Dexter, English cricketer.
Died : 18 Paul Dukas, French composer.
Died : 19 T E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia), British adventurer and
Died : writer, fell off his motorbike.
4 Leicester Square underground station opened in London.
It has the world's longest escalator.
12 Alcoholics Anonymous was founded by William Wilson in Ohio.
15 Moscow's first underground railway opened.
17 Vivian Leigh, 19 yr old actress, signs £50,000 film deal.
Born : JUN 6 Dalai Lama, Tibetan religious leader
Born : 13 Christo, artist
Born : 21 Fran‡oise Sagan, French novelist
1 Driving tests and L-plates were made compulsory in Britain.
3 French "Normandie" sets Atlantic crossing record: 1077 hours.
7 British PM Ramsey McDonald resigned for health reasons,
Stanley Baldwin succeeds, National Coalition continues.
10 Alcoholics Anonymous formed in Akron by Dr Robert Smith
28 Albert Bestall's Rupert Bear cartoon appeared in Daily Express.
Born : JUL 6 Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader.
Born : 9 Michael Williams, British actor.
Born : 17 Diahann Carroll, actress.
Born : 17 P.D.Q. Bach (Peter Schickele), composer.
Died : 3 Andre Citroen, Frenchman, built cars.
Died : 11 Alfred Dreyfus, French soldier.
5 First Hawaii Calls radio program is broadcast.
16 First automatic parking meter in US installed: Oklahoma City, OK
24 Greetings telegrams were introduced by the GPO.
30 Penguin paperback books, founded by Allen Lane, went on sale.
Born : AUG 15 Jim Dale, actor.
Born : 24 Paul Barker, writer and broadcaster.
Born : 30 John Phillips, singer. (The Mamas & Papas)
Died : 15 Paul Signac, French painter.
Died : 15 Wiley Post, US aviator.
Died : 15 Will Rogers, US humourist.
14 US Social Security Act became law, providing for old age pensions.
31 Sale of arms to warring countries was banned by Roosevelt's
Born : SEP 1 Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Born : 9 Chaim Topol, actor.
Born : 11 Gherman Titov, first man to spend a day in space (Vostok 2)
Born : 29 Jerry Lee Lewis, US singer and pianist.
Died : 10 Huey Long, US politician, assassinated.
Died : 29 Winifred Holtby, English novelist.
3 Malcolm Campbell (UK) new land speed record, 301mph at Utah
15 The Nuremburg laws were passed in Germany, swastika new flag.
30 George Gershwin's opera Porgy and Bess first performed in Boston
Born : OCT 1 Julie Andrews, actress & singer (Sound of Music, Mary Poppins)
Born : 7 Thomas Keneally, author.
Born : 9 Don McCullin, British war photographer.
Born : 12 Luciano Pavarotti, silver voice
Born : 12 Sam Moore, singer (Sam & Dave).
Born : 30 Michael Winner, film producer.
Died : 23 Arthur Fledgenheimer (Dutch Schultz), gangster, shot by
Died : Charles 'Lucky' Luciano in New Jersey.
1 Jaguar car launched by the Swallow Sidecar Co. (cost £ 385)
2 Italian forces invaded Abyssinia.
2 NY Hayden Planetarium, the 4th in the US, opens
3 Italy invades Abyssinia (now Ethiopia).
8 Clement Atlee elected leader of British Labour Party.
OCT 10 Gershwins Porgy and Bess opened in New York.
20 Moa Zedong's long march ended at Yenan, North China.
22 Haiti was struck by a hurricane, 2000 dead.
24 The first Jaguar car went on sale.
Born : NOV 1 Gary Player, South African golfer.
Born : 5 Lester Piggott, jockey, won his first race at the age of 12
Born : 8 Alain Delon, actor.
Born : 11 Bibi Anderson, Swedish film actress.
Born : 13 George Carey, archbishop of Canterbury.
Born : 14 Hussein I, king of Jordan (1953- )
Born : 29 John Mayall, British blues singer.
Died : 20 John Rushworth Jellicoe, British admiral.
Died : 21 David Austin, cartoonist. (70)
14 FDR proclaims the Phillippines are a free commonwealth.
15 Philippine Islands become a self-governing U.S. Commonwealth
Born : DEC 1 Lou Rawls, singer.
Born : 1 Woody Allen, actor, director (Manhatten, Annie Hall)
Born : 5 Little Richard, rock star.
Born : 14 Barbara Leigh-Hunt, actress.
Born : 14 Lee Remick, US actress.
Died : 24 Alban Berg, Austrian composer.
4 The games of Monopoly was born, brainchild of Charles Darrow.
27 The Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii bombed by US Air Corps to
prevent an eruption from damaging a nearby town.
31 Charles Darrow patented his board game Monopoly.