Some of the famous people who were born or died in 1937: Bill Cosby, George Gershwin, Philip Glass, Jean Harlow, Dustin Hoffman, Anthony Hopkins, Saddam Hussein, Guglielmo Marconi, Vanessa Redgrave, 3 Rockefellers, Boris Spassky, Tom Stoppard, Valentina Tereshkova, Yunna Morits, Frankie Vallie, Boris Egorov (cosmonaut).

Most contributed by The 37 Group of Boston; others by Terri Jones.