Friday 16 April 1937
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include George ''The Animal'' Steele and Francette Vernillat.
A Star Is Born, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
while Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Disorderly Room.
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- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- George ''The Animal'' Steele: American professional wrestler.
- Francette Vernillat: France Actor.
- Vince Hill: English singer-songwriter producer and playwright.
- Vadim Kuzmin: Russian physicist and academic (d. 2015).
- Gert Potgieter: South African hurdler and coach.
- George Steele: American wrestler and actor
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