Wednesday 13 January 1937
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Black Legion, directed by Archie L. Mayo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
while Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 13 January 1937 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
The Composer at the Piano
Dish of the Month
Which were the important events of 13 January 1937 ?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
See other famous people born on 13 January
Christian Darrouy: French rugby player, selected 40 times in international events from 1957 to 1967 to play as wing.
Guy Dodson: New Zealand-English biochemist and academic (d. 2012).
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1937?
- Life: Japanese Soldiers
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator George Norris -- Jan. 11, 1937
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Since its original publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all time—has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.Widely
Northwest Passage is about the career of a great but hitherto almost unknown figure in colonial history major Rogers who's incredible exploits in the five years of the old French War prove him the greatest of all Indian Fighters equally ...
This thrilling novel of a doctor's life has been the subject of a Mobil Masterpiece Theatre dramatic series on PBS. "Cronin's distinguished achievement. . . .
Wilkins was noted for his novel And So-Victoria --about Queen Victoria. Has lineage chart from George II 1700 to Charles, dicke of Brunswick d. 1873
Tell the world why 13 January 1937 is such a special date for you!