Friday 31 December 1937, NewYear’s Eve
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Born and Sir Anthony Hopkins.
The Buccaneer, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
On TV people were watching Craftsmen at Work.
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Which were the important events of 31 December 1937 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Nicolas Born: Writer.
- Sir Anthony Hopkins: Welsh actor.
- Gérard Gazzano: French naval officer, an admiral.
- Avram Hershko: Hungarian-born Israeli biochemist who shared the 2004 Nobel Prize for Chemistry with Aaron J. Ciechanover and Irwin Rose for their joint discovery of the mechanism by which the cells of most living organisms remove unwanted proteins.
- Anthony Hopkins: Welch actor who is an outstanding international player in both films and TV.
- Barry Hughes: Welsh footballer and manager
- Tess Jaray: Austrian-English painter and educator
- Alvis Wayne: American singer (d. 2013)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1937 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Thanks for the Memory - Shep Fields & His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra
- There's a Gold Mine in the Sky - Horace Heidt & His Orchestra
- Sweet Someone - Horace Heidt & His Orchestra
- In the Still of the Night - Leo Reisman & His Orchestra
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