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1937


Jan
23
Leon Trotsky's bid to overthrow Joseph Stalin's regimeIn Moscow, 17 leading Communists go on trial accused of participating in a plot led by Leon Trotsky to overthrow Joseph Stalin's regime and assassinate its leaders (1937)Joseph Stalin: Biography of the Communist Soviet Dictator

Mar
30
Birthday of Warren BeattyBirthday of Warren Beatty (1937)Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Gangsters
Top 10 Celebrity Womanizers

Apr
6
Birthday of Merle HaggardBirthday of Merle Haggard (1937)Top 10 Country Songs of All Time

17
Daffy Duck makes his debut appearanceDaffy Duck made his debut appearance in the Warner Brothers' cartoon 'Porky's Duck Hunt' (1937)The Origins of Daffy Duck

20
Birthday of George TakeiBirthday of George Takei (1937)Top 10 Star Trek: The Original Series Episodes

22
Birthday of Jack NicholsonBirth of actor Jack Nicholson (1937)Top 10 Ultimate Decade Defining Actors
Jack Nicholson Bio: Life and Career of the Hollywood Legend
Top 10 Jack Nicholson Performances
Heath Ledger vs. Jack Nicholson as The Joker

28
Birthday of Saddam HusseinBirthday of Saddam Hussein (1937)Saddam Hussein: Life and Execution of the Iraqi Dictator
Top 10 Ruthless Dictators
Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Bad Guys

May
6
Hindenburg DisasterHindenburg Airship Disaster (1937)Another Top 10 Craziest Events Caught on Camera

12
Birthday of George CarlinBirthday of George Carlin (1937)Top 10 George Carlin Bits
Top 10 Male Stand-Up Comedians

20
Birthday of George TakeiBirthday of George Takei (1937)Top 10 Nerd Icons

27
The Golden Gate Bridge is opened to the publicThe Golden Gate Bridge is opened to the public (1937)Top 10 United States Landmarks

28
VolkswagenVolkswagen is founded in Wolfsburg, Germany. (1937)Top 10 Business Logos

Jun
1
Birthday of Morgan FreemanBirthday of Morgan Freeman (1937)Top 10 Morgan Freeman Performances
Top 10 Fictional Movie Presidents

7
Death of Jean HarlowDeath of Jean Harlow (1937).Top 10 Posthumous Movie Performances

8
Release: La Grande Illusion is releasedLa Grande Illusion is released (1937).Top 10 Prison Escape Films

15
Birthday of Waylon JenningsWaylon Jennings of The Highwaymen is bornTop 10 Supergroups

19
Death of J.M. Barrie.Death of J.M. Barrie. He was a Scottish author and dramatist, best known as the creator of Peter Pan. Peter Pan: Movie History

Jul
2
Disappearance of Amelia EarhartAmelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan are last heard from over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first equatorial round-the-world flight (1937)Top 10 Aviation Mysteries
Top 10 Dead People Rumored to be Alive
Top 10 Famous Disappearances
Amelia Earhart: Life and Disappearance

7
Start of the Second Sino-Japanese War Start of the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937).Top 10 Bloodiest Wars of the Last Century

12
Birthday of Bill CosbyBirthday of Bill Cosby (1937)Top 10 Male Stand-Up Comedians

13
The first Krispy Kreme opensThe first Krispy Kreme opens (1937)Top 10 Iconic Junk Foods

18
Birthday of Hunter S. Thompson Birthday of Hunter S. Thompson (1937)Top 10 Famous LSD Users

20
Death of Guglielmo MarconiDeath of Guglielmo Marconi (1937)Top 10 Greatest Inventions of All Time

Aug
8
Birthday of Dustin HoffmanBirthday of Dustin Hoffman (1937)The Life and Career of Academy Award Winning Actor Dustin Hoffman
Top 10 Greatest Cross-Dressing Movie Roles

Sep
21
The fantasy novel The Hobbit is released.The fantasy novel The Hobbit is released. The Hobbit was written by author J.R.R. Tolkien and follows the quest of home-loving hobbit Bilbo Baggins to win a share of the treasure guarded by a dangerous dragon.The Hobbit Movie Trivia

Nov
21
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs premieresSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs premieres (1937)Top 10 Movies of the 1930s

30
Birthday of Ridley ScottBirthday of Ridley Scott (1937)Top 10 Embarrassing Movies by Critically Acclaimed Directors

Dec
21
Release: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs premieresSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs premieres (1937)Top 10 Movie Princesses
Top 10 Movie Queens
Top 10 Animated Disney Films
Top 10 Animated Disney Songs

31
Sir Anthony HopkinsBirthday of Sir Anthony Hopkins (1937)Top 10 Actors from the United Kingdom