Thursday 30 December 1937
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alain Chapel and Gordon Banks.
In Old Chicago, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
while Drums Along the Mohawk by Walter D. Edmonds was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Foundations of Cookery.
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- The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
- Philippines - Rizal Day
- Alain Chapel: French Michelin 3 starred chef, credited with being one of the originators of Nouvelle Cuisine.
- Gordon Banks: English footballer and manager.
- Paul Stookey: American musician, a singer and composer, best known as a member of the folk group, "Peter, Paul and Mary.
- John Hartford: American musician, a banjo player, songwriter and singer, a three-time Grammy Award winner and author of "Gentle on My Mind.
- Jean-Marie Aubron
- John Hartford in New York City: New York, USA; singer/songwriter (Smothers Brothers Hour, "Gentle on My Mind").
- Noel Paul Stookey: American folk singer (Peter, Paul & Mary).
- [Noel] Paul Stookey in Baltimore: Maryland, USA; singer/musician/comedian (Peter, Paul, and Mary).
- Jim Marshall: American football player.
- Hans Niels Andersen: Danish businessman, founder of the East Asiatic Company (Born 1852).
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Top #4 songs in the USA
- In the Still of the Night - Leo Reisman & His Orchestra
- Sweet Someone - Horace Heidt & His Orchestra
- There's a Gold Mine in the Sky - Horace Heidt & His Orchestra
- Thanks for the Memory - Shep Fields & His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra
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