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Saturday 2 October 1937

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Johnnie L Cochran Jr and Johanna Davis. Stage Door, directed by Gregory LaCava, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937 On TV people were watching Body-Line.
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 ?

Stage Door

Directed by: Gregory LaCava

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

Something to Sing About

Directed by: Victor Schertzinger

Starring: James Cagney, Evelyn Daw, William Frawley

Country: United States

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The Lower Depths

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Jean Gabin, Suzy Prim, Louis Jouvet

Country: United States

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The Prisoner of Zenda

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Ronald Colman, Madeleine Carroll, C. Aubrey Smith

Country: United States

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Dead End

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Body-Line

Country: United Kingdom

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Round the Film Studios

Starring: Patrick Barr, John Paddy Carstairs, John Clements, Joan Gardner

Country: United Kingdom

The Mizzen Cross Trees

Starring: Edward Crowther, John Goss, Taylor Harris, Roderick Jones

Country: United Kingdom

Wimbledon

Starring: Sue Barker, John McEnroe, Tim Henman, Andy Murray

Country: United Kingdom

Sports Review

Starring: Howard Marshall

Country: United Kingdom

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • FDR visits Grand Coulee Dam construction site in Washington State

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Nelson Eddy
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Walter Lippman -- Sep. 27, 1937

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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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Videogames

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