Friday January 01, 1937: on this day


What day of the week was January 01, 1937?

January 01, 1937 was a Friday and it was the 1st day of the year 1937 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 01, 1937 can also be written as 1/1/1937 in the US and as 1/1/1937 in UK and Europe.

January 01, 1937 in January 1937 calendar


January 01, 1937: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on January 01, 1937:

  • Count claus von stauffenberg promoted to captain
  • Us army air corps physiological research laboratory completed, ohio.
  • Anastasio somoza becomes president of nicaragua.
  • Safety glass in vehicle windscreens becomes mandatory in great britain.

January 01, 1937: What were the magazines covers that day?

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January 01, 1937: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 1st is Capricorn.

Capricorn is the 10th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between December 22nd and January 19th belong to the Capricorn sign: discover Capricorn personality and who should a Capricorn marry.

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius.

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January 01, 1937: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 01, 1937 is Ox and the associated element is Fire.

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Discover the planets positions on January 1st, 1937 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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January 01, 1937: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on January 01, 1937 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 01, 1937 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on January 01, 1937 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 68% full, rising at 09:55 pm and setting at 10:19 am.

The previous full moon was on Dec 28, 1936 while the next full moon would come on Jan 26, 1937.

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Your place in the Universe on January 01, 1937

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Who was born on January 01, 1937?

Famous people born on January 01, 1937:

  • Jeremiah Ostriker

    An American astrophysicist who has made significant contributions to the study of galaxy formation and evolution.

  • Asai Kazuo

    Founder and former chairman of Uniqlo, a leading global clothing retailer.

  • Fusako Maebashi

    Fusako Maebashi is a Japanese businesswoman who founded the cosmetics company Shiseido.

  • Vinod Kumar Shukla

    Renowned Indian author known for his literary works in Hindi.

  • Jaree Al-Sabah

    Jaree Al-Sabah was a prominent Kuwaiti politician who served as the Prime Minister of Kuwait from 1978 to 1991.

  • Roye Chowdhury

    Roye Chowdhury was a renowned Bangladeshi poet known for his lyrical and introspective works.

  • Malaquias Montoya

    Renowned Chicano artist known for his political artwork.

  • Howard Snyder

    Howard Snyder is an American businessman and entrepreneur who founded the Snyder's of Hanover pretzel company.

  • Stalin Gvillo

    Georgian poet known for his contributions to Georgian literature.

  • Livio Scarsi

    An Italian physicist known for his work in the field of cosmic ray physics and high-energy astrophysics.

  • Abdulloh Nazirov

    Abdulloh Nazirov was a prominent Uzbek politician who served as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Uzbekistan from 1983 to 1991.

  • Varvara Maslova

    A Soviet athlete who competed in track and field events, winning multiple gold medals in the European and World Championships.

  • Halim Jabbour

    Halim Jabbour is a renowned Lebanese painter known for his vibrant and expressive works depicting Middle Eastern culture and landscapes.

  • Othmar Keel

    Swiss zoologist known for his research on the evolution and behavior of birds.

  • Dahir Riyale Kahin

    Former President of Somaliland and a former sprinter who represented British Somaliland in the 1956 Summer Olympics.

  • Edward Saunders

    Edward Saunders is a British journalist and author who has worked for various news organizations, including the BBC and The Guardian.

  • Masaichi Ueda

    Masaichi Ueda was a Japanese professional baseball player who played as a pitcher in Nippon Professional Baseball.

  • Nouri Bouzid

    Tunisian film director known for his contributions to Arab cinema.

  • Ajaya Nath Jha

    Ajaya Nath Jha was an Indian politician who served as the Chief Minister of Bihar from 1975 to 1977.

  • Jaja Nwachukwu

    Nigerian politician who served as a Minister of Education and later as a Senator.

Whose famous birthday is on January 1st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 1st:

  • Vidya Balan
    Vidya Balan

    Vidya balan is an indian actress and model known for her versatile roles in bollywood films, particularly for her performances in...

  • Nana Patekar
    Nana Patekar

    Nana patekar is an indian stage and film actor known for his intense performances in both mainstream and art house films.

  • Hiep Thi Le
    Hiep Thi Le

    Vietnamese-American actress known for her role in the film 'Heaven & Earth'.

  • Grandmaster Flash
    Grandmaster Flash

    Grandmaster flash is a pioneering dj and hip-hop artist known for his innovative turntable techniques and influential contributions to the...

  • Anju Mahendru
    Anju Mahendru

    Anju Mahendru is an Indian actress who has appeared in several Bollywood films and television shows.

  • Maurice Béjart
    Maurice Béjart

    French choreographer, dancer, ballet director, and choreographer; his style combines jazz, avant-garde and non-traditional dance forms.

  • Fatima Sana Shaikh
    Fatima Sana Shaikh

    Fatima sana shaikh is an indian actress known for her role as geeta phogat in the film dangal.

  • Morris Chestnut
    Morris Chestnut

    American actor known for his roles in films like 'Boyz n the Hood' and 'The Best Man'.

  • Frank Langella
    Frank Langella

    American actor and legitimate theater producer.

  • Sonali Bendre
    Sonali Bendre

    Indian actress and model.

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How old is someone born on January 01, 1937?

Someone born on January 01, 1937 is:

87 years 4 months old,

or 1048 months and 26 days old,

or 4560 weeks and 3 days old,

or 31923 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 01, 1937?

There are 220 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday January 1st 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 01, 1937?

You belong to the Silent Generation if you were born on January 01, 1937.


January 01, 1937: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on January 01, 1937:

  • Kiyo Higashio

    Renowned Japanese painter known for his landscapes and traditional art style.

  • Kalev Tihkan

    Kalev Tihkan was an Estonian poet known for his lyrical and nature-inspired works.

  • Gardiner Ames

    Gardiner Ames was an American businessman and entrepreneur who founded the Ames Shovel Company.

  • Sava Grujić

    Serbian politician and one of the founders of the Radical Party in Serbia.

  • Petro Odarchenko

    Petro Odarchenko was a Ukrainian poet and literary critic who was active in the early 20th century.

  • Adelheid Wette

    Adelheid Wette was a German playwright who wrote plays exploring social and political themes.

  • Ladislaus Matuska

    A Hungarian painter known for his landscape and portrait works.

  • Amabel Ames

    Amabel Ames was a British botanist who specialized in the study of ferns.

  • Midnight

    Famous racehorse known for winning multiple prestigious races.

  • Ransom Aldrich

    Ransom Aldrich was a chemist known for his work in the field of organic chemistry.

  • Hayward Morse

    American author known for his works on philosophy and literature.

  • Lisle Smith

    Lisle Smith was a British politician known for his contributions to local government and public service.

  • Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati

    Indian religious leader, founded the gaudiya math (b. 1874).

  • Grafton Elliot Smith
  • Lodovico Mortara
  • Bhaktisiddhanta

What famous deaths happened on January 1st?

Famous deaths on January 1st:

  • Cesar Romero
    Cesar Romero

    Cuban-american actor (joker, batman, falcon crest) dies from complications of bronchitis (born 1907).

  • Margaret Sullavan
    Margaret Sullavan

    American actress who achieved her greatest fame in the 1943 stage production "voice of the turtle.

  • Donna Douglas
    Donna Douglas

    American actress (b. 1932).

  • Ray Walston
    Ray Walston

    American actor, most famous for his role in the tv sitcom "my favorite martian".

  • Juanita Moore
    Juanita Moore

    Juanita Moore was an American film and television actress, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role in the film Imitation of Life.

  • Barton MacLane
    Barton MacLane

    Barton MacLane was a popular actor who appeared in numerous films and television shows.

  • Victor Buono
    Victor Buono

    Actor (mr schubert man from atlantis), is killed at 43.

  • June Clayworth
    June Clayworth

    Actress (bodyguard and criminal court), succumbs to lymphoma.

  • Gertrude Michael
    Gertrude Michael

    Actress (caged cleopatra), who dies at 53.

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January 01, 1937: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

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January 01, 1937: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on January 01, 1937 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

In Old Chicago

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Alice Brady

Country: United States of America

The Buccaneer

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Fredric March, Franciska Gaal, Akim Tamiroff, Margot Grahame

Country: United States of America

Tarzan's Revenge

Release year: 1937

Directed by: D. Ross Lederman

Starring: Glenn Morris, Eleanor Holm, George Barbier, C. Henry Gordon

Country: United States of America

South Riding

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Edna Best, Ralph Richardson, Edmund Gwenn, Ann Todd

Wells Fargo

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: Joel McCrea, Bob Burns, Frances Dee, Lloyd Nolan

January 01, 1937: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on January 01, 1937 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:



Release year: 1937

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Elizabeth Cowell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dish of the Month

Dish of the Month

Release year: 1937

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Cabaret Cruise

Cabaret Cruise

Release year: 1937

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Composer at the Piano

The Composer at the Piano

Release year: 1937

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Intimate Cabaret

Intimate Cabaret

Release year: 1937

Starring: Evel Burns, Truda Binarová, Oliver Wakefield

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Who was the US President on January 01, 1937?

On January 01, 1937 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 01, 1937?

On January 01, 1937 the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 01, 1937?

On January 01, 1937 the Pope was Pius XI.


What is special about January 1st?

January 1st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 1st day of the month of January. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on January 1st, such as:

  • 2019 - War in afghanistan: 27 afghan national security forces members are killed by the taliban in coordinated attacks in northern afghanistan. they refused to negotiate peace with the government.
  • 2018 - Kashmir conflict: after 36 hours, an armed standoff between indian security force and kashimiri rebels at paramilitary bases ends with eight people dying.
  • 2017 - 2017 istanbul nightclub attack: on the european coast of bosphorus, a gunman opened fire at a istanbul nightclub, killing at most 39 people and injuring 69 more. (bbc), (ap via abc news australia),

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What happened in 1937?

1937 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Count Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to captain
  • Bradman scores 270 Aust vs. England at the MCG, incl 110 singles
  • 1st broadcast of Guiding Light on NBC radio

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What was the calendar for January 1937?

January 1937 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with January being the 1st month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how January 1937 calendar looked like.

Friday January 1, 1937