Thursday 16 September 1937
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Lower Depths, directed by Jean Renoir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
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- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
- Lulu Capra: American noted family, the daughter of Frank Capra and Lucille Warner.
- Alexander Medved: Russian wrestler.
- Pavel Bobek: Czech singer (d. 2013).
- Aleksandr Medved: USSR -- Super heavyweight (1964, 68, 72 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Vince Naimoli: American businessman and philanthropist.
- Andrew J[efferson V] Offutt: United States -- Sci-fi author (Undying Wizard)
- Vincent J Naimoli: Paterson, New Jersey -- Owner (SF Giants)
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