Tuesday 19 October 1937
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nicholas Palmer and Sean Garrison in New York City.
Conquest, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
On TV people were watching Body-Line.
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- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Nicholas Palmer: Television writer / producer.
- Sean Garrison in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Up Periscope, Splendor in the Grass).
- Marilyn Bell: Canadian swimmer who swam the English Channel in 14 hours and 36 minutes in 1955 when she was 17, 5'2" and 119 pounds.
- Peter Max: German-American artist, a pop culture hero with his highly-personalized, exuberant and psychedelic style.
- Terence Thomas: Baron Thomas of Macclesfield English banker and politician.
- Ernest Rutherford: New Zealand-born physicist and chemist who became known as the father of nuclear physics.
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