Thursday 14 January 1937
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Billie Jo Spears and Shoban Babu.
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.
On TV people were watching Cook's Night Out.
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Which were the important events of 14 January 1937 ?
- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
- Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
- Billie Jo Spears: Country singer.
- Shoban Babu: Indian actor.
- Stefano Satta Flores: Italian opera singer and actor.
- J Bernlef: Dutch author and poet (d. 2012).
- Ken Higgs: English cricketer and coach.
- Leo Kadanoff: American physicist and academic (d. 2015)
- Erland Kops: Danish badminton player
- Rao Rao: Indian actor producer and politician (d. 1994)
- Sonny Siebert: American baseball player
- Jaishankar Prasad: Hindi poet, dramatist and novelist (Born 1889).
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