Friday 17 December 1937
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Art Neville in New Orleans and John Kennedy Toole.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, directed by William Cottrell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
On TV people were watching Artists and Their Work.
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- Art Neville in New Orleans: Louisiana, USA; vocalist (Neville Brothers).
- John Kennedy Toole: American novelist (d. 1969).
- Brian Hayes: Australian-English radio host.
- Art Neville: American singer and keyboard player (The Neville Brothers and The Meters).
- Kerry Packer: Australian businessman founded World Series Cricket (d. 2005).
- Gerard Vissering: banker/president of Dutch Bank, dies at age 72.
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