Friday 8 October 1937
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Val Furgess and Merle Park.
Heidi, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
while And So-Victoria by Vaughan Wilkins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Body-Line.
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- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Val Furgess: American astrologer, active in her field for over 25 years and a longtime member of NCGR's Fairfield (CT) Chapter.
- Merle Park: Zimbabwean-English ballerina and educator.
- Paul Schell: American lawyer and politician 50th Mayor of Seattle (d. 2014).
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