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Saturday 1 October 1938

1938-10-01

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Room Service, directed by William A. Seiter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Room Service

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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Too Hot to Handle

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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La Grande Illusion

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay

Country: United States

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The Edge of the World

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Niall MacGinnis, Belle Chrystall, John Laurie

Country: United States

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Boys Town

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Telecrime

Telecrime

Country: United Kingdom

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Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Order to View

Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Country: United Kingdom

Ann and Harold

Starring: Louis Goodrich

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tunç Başaran: Turkish actor director producer and screenwriter.
  • Tony Epper: American actor and stuntman (d. 2012).
  • Stella Stevens: American actress and director.
  • Mary McFadden: American fashion designer who introduced her first collection in 1973, astonishing the fashion industry with styles that seemed more suited to the art gallery than to the haute couture salon.
  • J Bert Sonnier: Race horse trainer.
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Facts:
  • Cubs clinch NL pennant
  • Germany annexes Sudetenland (1 / 3 of Czechoslovakia)
  • German troops march into the Sudetenland. The Polish government gives the Czech government an ultimatum stating that Zaolzie region must be handed over within twenty-four hours. The Czechs have little choice but to comply. Polish forces occupy Zaolzie.
  • Tiberias massacre: Arabs murder 20 Jews.
  • Disgusted with Neville Chamberlain's conduct at Munich, Duff Cooper resigns his post as First Lord of the Admiralty. With his resignation, formal debate begins in the Parliament of the United Kingdom on the Munich Agreement, but with Chamberlain at the peak of his popularity, there can be little doubt His Majesty's Government will receive a vote of confidence.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1938?

  • Esquire
  • Life: County fair
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart -- Sep. 26, 1938

Books

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

The Yearling

By: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

No novel better epitomizes the love between a child and a pet than The Yearling. Young Jody adopts an orphaned fawn he calls Flag and makes it a part of his family and his best friend.

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The Citadel

By: A. J. Cronin

This thrilling novel of a doctor's life has been the subject of a Mobil Masterpiece Theatre dramatic series on PBS. "Cronin's distinguished achievement. . . .

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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

My Son My Son [Jun 01, 1938] Spring, Howard ...

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Rebecca

By: Daphne du Maurier

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young ...

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