Thursday 29 April 1937
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jill Paton Walsh and Wannes Van de Velde.
The Prince and the Pauper, directed by William Keighley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
On TV people were watching Sports Review.
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- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Jill Paton Walsh: British writer.
- Wannes Van de Velde: Flemish singer, musician, poet and artist.
- Hasil Adkins: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2005).
- Arvo Mets: Estonian-Russian poet and translator (d. 1997).
- Jill Walsh: English author.
- William Gillette: American actor and author (d. 1937).
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