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Saturday 2 July 1938

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joseph Galante and Hal Reniff. Marie Antoinette, directed by W.S. Van Dyke II, 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 months ?

Marie Antoinette

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke II

Starring: Norma Shearer, Tyrone Power, John Barrymore

Country: United States

Lord Jeff

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Freddie Bartholomew, Mickey Rooney, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Holiday

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Doris Nolan

Country: United States

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You and Me

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, George Raft, Robert Cummings

Country: United States

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Warner Baxter, Freddie Bartholomew, Arleen Whelan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Spelling Bee

Starring: F.H. Grisewood

Spelling Bee

Starring: F.H. Grisewood

Country: United Kingdom

The Boat Race

Starring: Clare Balding, Andrew Cotter, Wayne Pommen, Helen Skelton

Country: United Kingdom

Byng-Ho!

Starring: Douglas Byng, The BBC Television Orchestra

Byng-Ho!

Starring: Douglas Byng, The BBC Television Orchestra

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 July 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joseph Galante: American ecclesiastic, a Roman Catholic Bishop, who, on April 29, 2004, the eve of his installation as Bishop of Camden, NJ, claimed that he would not serve Holy Communion to Governor James E. McGreevey.
  • Hal Reniff: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher with the New York Yankees (1961-1967) and New York Mets (1967).
  • Bob Ralston: American musician, a pianist and organist who achieved a level of fame on Lawrence Welk Show.
  • Marcel Artelesa: .
  • David Owen: English physician and politician Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.
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Facts:
  • 51st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (64 60)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Franklin D Roosevelt
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Eduard Benes -- June 27, 1938

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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

"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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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

6th printing. Little wear to boards. Content lightly toned with foxing to endpapers. DJ has chips to edges and toning.

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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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Videogames

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