Thursday 7 April 1938
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Yvonne Lime in Glendale and Freddie Hubbard in Indianapolis.
Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars, directed by Ford Beebe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
while All This, and Heaven Too by Rachel Field was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Boat Race.
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- Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
- World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
- The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
- Mozambique - Women's Day.
- Yvonne Lime in Glendale: California, USA; actress (Father Knows Best, Dobie Gillis).
- Freddie Hubbard in Indianapolis: Indiana, USA; jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey).
- [Edmund G] Jerry Brown Jr in San Francisco: California, USA; American politician (Governor-Democrat-California, 1975-83).
- Jerry Brown: American politician and noted family, born into politics as the son of Governor Pat Brown.
- Pete La Roca: American jazz drummer.
- David Sanborn: American musical composer of film production.
- Edmund Brown: San Francisco Politician
- Spencer Dryden: American drummer (Jefferson Airplane New Riders of the Purple Sage The Dinosaurs and The Peanut Butter Conspiracy) (d. 2005)
- Freddie Hubbard: American trumpet player and composer (d. 2008)
- Iris Johansen: American author
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