Sunday 9 May 1937
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sonny Curtis in Meadow and Dave Prater in Ocilla.
Captains Courageous, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
while The Citadel by A. J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sports Review.
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Which were the important events of 9 May 1937 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Sonny Curtis in Meadow: Texas, USA; guitarist (Crickets).
- Dave Prater in Ocilla: Georgia, USA; rock vocalist (Sam and Dave).
- Jose Rafael Moneo: Spanish architect.
- David Prater: American singer (Sam & Dave) (d. 1988).
- Robert Jeter: Union sports Champions.
- Sonny Curtis: American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Rafael Moneo: Spanish architect designed the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and Valladolid Science Museum
- Dave Prater: Rocker (Sam & Dave), dies in a car crash at 50
- Walter Mittelholzer: Swiss aviation pioneer, dies in crash at age 43.
- Reds beat Phillies 21-10 (Ernie Lombardi goes 6 for 6)
- Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy took to the airwaves becoming an overnight radio sensation.
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