Sunday 17 January 1937
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alain Badiou .
Black Legion, directed by Archie L. Mayo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
On TV people were watching Cook's Night Out.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 17 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
Which were the important events of 17 January 1937 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
See other famous people born on 17 January
Alain Badiou: French philosopher, formerly chair of Philosophy at the École Normale Supérieure (ENS).
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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
- Life: President Roosevelt
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
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 ...
"Cronin's distinguished achievement....No one could have written as fine, honest, and moving a study of a young doctor as The Citadel without possessing great literary taste and skill."
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
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 17 January 1937 is such a special date for you!