Milestones, May 3, 1937

Birthday. Cinemactress Shirley Temple, 8; in Hollywood. Celebration: a party for child patients in a Los Angeles hospital. Gifts: from her parents, a toy cooking outfit; from the public, thousands of dolls.

Birthday. Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary of England, heir presumptive to the throne, 11; at Windsor Castle. Celebration : a Mickey Mouse & Donald Duck film show in the throne room. Gifts: from "Uncle David," the Duke of Windsor, a wrist watch and tennis racquet; from King George VI, a white pony named Snowball; from Queen Elizabeth, a saddle, harness and crop; from...

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