Thursday 13 May 1937
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Roger [Joseph] Zelazny and Judith Somogi in New York City.
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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- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
- Roger [Joseph] Zelazny: Sci-fi author (6 Hugos, Chronicles of Amber).
- Judith Somogi in New York City: New York, USA; conductor (Frankfurt Opera-1982).
- Zohra Lampert in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Doctor's Hospital).
- Roger Zelazny: American science-fiction and fantasy writer who became a regular contributor to sci-fi magazines since 1962.
- Trevor Baylis: English inventor invented the wind-up radio.
- Roch Carrier: Canadian librarian and author
- John Cope: Baron Cope of Berkeley English accountant and politician Treasurer of the Household
- Zohra Lampert: American actress
- Ekaterina Geladze: Georgian mother of Joseph Stalin (Born 1858).
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