Sunday 29 August 1937
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Prisoner of Zenda, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
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- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- James J Floria: (Rep-D-New Jersey, 1975-90 / Gov-D-NJ, 1990-94).
- Bernard Balastre: France sport Champion.
- Carol Doda: American stripper and actress (d. 2015).
- James Florio: American commander lawyer and politician 49th Governor of New Jersey.
- Jackie Jenkins: American child actor noted as being one of the great child stars.
- Philadelphia Athletics' Bob Johnson is second to get six RBIs in an inning (first).
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