Sunday 26 December 1937
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Sex Madness, directed by Dwain Esper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 December 1937 ?
- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
- Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
- Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
- Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
- Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
- First day of Kwanzaa
- First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
- Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- St. Stephen's Day, a public holiday in Catalonia, Croatia, Czech Republic, and the Republic of Ireland.
- R.C. Saints - Saint Stephen
- South Africa - Day of Goodwill, a public holiday
- Slovenia - Independence and Unity Day (1990)
- Alberto Pimenta: Portuguese avant-gard poet, his first book was published in 1970.
- John Horton Conway: British mathematician.
- John Conway: English-American mathematician and academic.
- Jay Heimowitz: American poker player.
- Ivor Gurney: Composer, dies at 47.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1937 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Thanks for the Memory - Shep Fields & His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra
- There's a Gold Mine in the Sky - Horace Heidt & His Orchestra
- Sweet Someone - Horace Heidt & His Orchestra
- In the Still of the Night - Leo Reisman & His Orchestra
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Retro and Vintage gifts
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