Tuesday 4 May 1937
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Captains Courageous, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
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- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Serge Estiau: France sport Champion.
- Mr Fuji: Former professional wrestler.
- Piroschka Muharay: Hungarian comedian.
- Hans Ulrich Lehmann: Composer.
- Wim Verstappen: Dutch director producer and screenwriter (d. 2004).
- Ron Carter: American jazz and classical musician, bass player who has played with Eric Dolphy, Miles Davis and McCoy Tyner, among many other notable musicians and has accompanied the likes of Cleo Laine and Lena Horne. In addition to bass, he plays cello, his first instrument which he learned as a child. In addition to his illustrious career as a musician, Carter taught in the music department of the City College of New York and was named Distinguished Professor Emeritus. In 2004, he received an honorary Do
- Dick Dale: American guitarist
- Noel Rosa: Brazilian songwriter (Born 1910).
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