It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Don't Be That Way by Benny Goodman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in April 1938 ?
- Bringing Up Baby
directed by Howard Hawks
starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles
- Vivacious Lady
directed by George Stevens
starring: Ginger Rogers, James Stewart, James Ellison
- The Adventures of Robin Hood
directed by Michael Curtiz
starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone
- The Lady Vanishes
directed by Alfred Hitchcock
starring: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas
directed by Alfred L. Werker
starring: Warner Baxter, Freddie Bartholomew, Arleen Whelan
Which were the important events of Thursday, 07 April 1938 ?
Famous People born
- Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
- World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
- The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
- Mozambique - Women's Day.
: Indianapolis, Indiana -- Jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey)
: Glendale, California -- Actress (Father Knows Best, Dobie Gillis)
The Yearling - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
The Citadel - A. J. Cronin
My Son, My Son! - Howard Spring
Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1938 ?
Esquire Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Albert Einstein -- Apr. 4, 1938
Travelers Insurance Moral in Mud (1938)
New England Mutual Life Insurance (1938)
Stokelys Fruit Americas Prize Fruits (1938)
Tell the world why Thursday, 7 April 1938 is such a special date for you!