What Happened on August 23, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"You Can’t Take It With You" from the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, directed by Frank Capra and starring James Stewart and Jean Arthur premieres. Best Picture (1939)

Actor Jimmy Stewart
Jimmy Stewart
Playwright Moss Hart
Moss Hart
Film Director Frank Capra
Film Director
Frank Capra
  • England score 7-903 declared v Australia, Len Hutton scores 364

Famous Birthdays

  • Roger Greenaway, composer
  • Ronny Cox, actor/singer (Robocop, Dr John Gideon-St Elsewhere)