Tuesday 6 April 1937
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Billy Dee Williams in Harlem and Merle Haggard in Bakersfield.
Marked Woman, directed by Lloyd Bacon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
On TV people were watching Queue for Song.
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- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
- Billy Dee Williams in Harlem: New York, USA; actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Chiefs, Empire Strikes Back, Double Dare).
- Merle Haggard in Bakersfield: California, USA; country singer ("Death Valley Days").
- Peter Maivia: Samoan professional wrestler (d. 1982).
- Merle Haggard: American musician, country-western singer and songwriter.
- Billy Williams: American actor, a handsome box office star and a twin, whose first acting job was on-stage at the age of seven.
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