Friday 12 November 1937
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Richard H Truly and Peter Lloyd.
A Damsel in Distress, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
while Drums Along the Mohawk by Walter D. Edmonds was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Artists and Their Work.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Richard H Truly
- Peter Lloyd: British MP.
- Richard H Truly in Fayette: Mississippi, USA; Rear Admiral US Navy/astronaut (STS T-2, T-4, 2, 8).
- Pino Colizzi: Italian film, television and stage actor, who started his career on stage and in 1960 played his first major role, namely the title role in a badly received television adaptation of Tom Jones.
- Richard Truly: American Vice Admiral; the eighth administrator of NASA, a position he held from 7/01/1989 to 2/12/1992.
- Ina Balin: Actress (Patsy), dies at 52 of pulmonary hypertension.
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