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Friday 1 January 1937, NewYear’s Day

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Adam Wisniewski-Snerg and John Fuller. Fire Over England, directed by William K. Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937 On TV people were watching Re-View.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Fire Over England

Directed by: William K. Howard

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson, Vivien Leigh

Country: United States

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After the Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart

Country: United States

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Camille

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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Great Guy

Directed by: John G. Blystone

Starring: James Cagney, Mae Clarke, James Burke

Country: United States

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Lloyd's of London

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Madeleine Carroll, Freddie Bartholomew

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Re-View

Starring: William Stephens, Roy Ellis, Queenie Leonard, Harry Foster

Country: United Kingdom

The Composer at the Piano

Country: United Kingdom

Pre-View

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Elizabeth Cowell

Country: United Kingdom

Dish of the Month

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom

The World of Women

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1937 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Count Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to captain
  • US Army Air Corps physiological research laboratory completed, Ohio.
  • Anastasio Somoza becomes President of Nicaragua.
  • Safety glass in vehicle windscreens becomes mandatory in Great Britain.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1937 ?

Top #6 songs in the USA
  1. There's Something in the Air - Shep Fields & His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra
  2. The Night is Young and You're So Beautiful - George Hall & His Orchestra
  3. Serenade in the Night - Mantovani & His Orchestra
  4. Jeanette MacDonald & Nelson Eddy - Indian Love Call
  5. T'aint Good (Like a Nickel Made of Wood) - Fats Waller
  6. Goodnight, My Love - Hal Kemp & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1937?

  • Esquire
  • Life: American Ballet
  • Time: Japanese Emperor Hirohito (L) walking past contraption designed to detect incoming aircraft by sound

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Gone with the Wind

By: Margaret Mitchell

Since its original publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all time—has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.Widely

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Northwest Passage (novel)

By: Kenneth Roberts

Northwest Passage is about the career of a great but hitherto almost unknown figure in colonial history major Rogers who's incredible exploits in the five years of the old French War prove him the greatest of all Indian Fighters equally ...

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The Citadel

By: A. J. Cronin

"Cronin's distinguished achievement....No one could have written as fine, honest, and moving a study of a young doctor as The Citadel without possessing great literary taste and skill."

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And So-Victoria

By: Vaughan Wilkins

Wilkins was noted for his novel And So-Victoria --about Queen Victoria. Has lineage chart from George II 1700 to Charles, dicke of Brunswick d. 1873

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