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Thursday 2 January 1936

1936-01-02

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Professional Soldier, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Professional Soldier

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Freddie Bartholomew, Gloria Stuart

Country: United States

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Dangerous

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Bette Davis, Franchot Tone, Margaret Lindsay

Country: United States

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The Littlest Rebel

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Jack Holt

Country: United States

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Captain Blood

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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A Tale of Two Cities

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Ronald Colman, Elizabeth Allan, Edna May Oliver

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roger Miller in Fort Worth: Texas, USA; singer/songwriter ("King of the Road", "England Swings", "You Don't Want My Love", "Dang Me", "Chug-a-Lug"), winner of 11 Grammy awards.
  • Roger Miller: Country Singer.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st electron tube to enable night vision described, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Bradman scores 357 for South Africa vs. Victoria, 424 minutes, 40 fours
  • First electron tube to enable night vision described, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1936 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Twenty-Four Hours a Day - Joe Venuti & His Orchestra
  2. A Little Bit Independent - Bob Crosby & His Orchestra
  3. Alone - Hal Kemp & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1936?

  • Esquire
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Helen Hayes -- Dec. 30, 1935
  • Science: Science vol. 82 issue 2139

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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The Last Puritan

By: George Santayana

Written by the Spanish-American philosopher George Santayana. As Santayana explained in the prologue, "in Oliver puritanism worked itself out to its logical end. He convinced himself, on puritan grounds, that it was wrong to be a puritan."

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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

. sl tears to dw, odd fox to eps

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Drums Along the Mohawk

By: Walter D. Edmonds

As the war rages through the Mohawk Valley, newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin must arm themselves with knife and musket and face a powerful alliance of green-coated Tories, British regulars, and the Iroquois.

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