Wednesday 19 May 1937
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sanne Sannes and Alfonso Morales.
Kid Galahad, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
On TV people were watching Sports Review.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
You can also have a look at the whole 1937 or at May 19 across the years.
Have a look at the old newspapers from 19 May 1937 and get them!
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Which were the important events of 19 May 1937 ?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
See other famous people born on 19 May
Sanne Sannes: Dutch photographer.
Alfonso Morales: American fencer who competed in the individual and team sabre events at the 1960, 1964, 1968 and 1972 Summer Olympics.
Pat Roach: English wrestler and actor (d. 2004).
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1937?
- Life: Dionne Quintuplets
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King Christian X -- May 17, 1937
- Life: Playing Marbles
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 ?
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