Wednesday 16 June 1937
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include August Busch and Erich Segal.
A Day at the Races, directed by Sam Wood, 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 Wimbledon.
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Which were the important events of 16 June 1937 ?
- South Africa - Youth Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
- Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
- 16 June Movement
- August Busch: American brewmaster and CEO of Anheuser-Busch.
- Erich Segal: American writer and educator.
- Simeon: Bulgarian royalty, the son of King Boris III and Queen Giovanna, Princess of Savoy.
- Serge Mericq: France sport Champion.
- Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha: Bulgarian politician 48th Prime Minister of Bulgaria.
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