Wednesday 1 December 1937
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gordon Crosse in Bury and Vaira Vike-Freiberga.
Nothing Sacred, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
while Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Artists and Their Work.
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- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Gordon Crosse in Bury: Lancashire, England; composer ("Grace of Todd").
- Vaira Vike-Freiberga: 6th President of Latvia.
- Mino Damato: Italian journalist, a broadcast-newscaster for Sunday sports, 1985.
- Muriel Costa-Greenspon: American soprano and actress (d. 2005).
- Gordon Crosse: English composer and academic.
- Chuck Low: American actor
- Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga: Latvian psychologist and politician 6th President of Latvia
- Japan recognizes Franco government of Spain.
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