Saturday 26 June 1937
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Henk Meyden and Peter Pike.
Wee Willie Winkie, directed by John Ford, 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 Wimbledon.
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- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
- Independence Day in Madagascar
- Saint Josemarfa Escriv� (d. 1975)
- Peter Pike: MP.
- Henk Meyden: Dutch entertainment journalist, gossip columnist, publisher and theatrical producer.
- Sombat Metanee: Thai actor and director.
- Robert Richardson: American physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2013).
- Reggie Workman: American bassist and composer (The Jazz Messengers).
- Georg A Erman: German egyptologist (Grammar of Ancient Egypt), dies at 82.
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