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Friday 3 April 1936

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Scott LaFaro and Jimmy McGriff. Flash Gordon, directed by Frederick Stephani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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Movies

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

Flash Gordon

Directed by: Frederick Stephani

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton

Country: United States

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Ecstasy

Directed by: Gustav Machat

Starring: Hedy Lamarr, Aribert Mog, Zvonimir Rogoz

Country: United States

The Great Ziegfeld

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer

Country: United States

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These Three

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Miriam Hopkins, Merle Oberon, Joel McCrea

Country: United States

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Freddie Bartholomew, Dolores Costello, C. Aubrey Smith

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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 3 April 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Sixtus I
  • Saint Agape (died 304)
  • Saint Richard (d.1253)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Scott LaFaro: American jazz bassist (Bill Evans Trio) (Born 1936).
  • Jimmy McGriff: American organist and bandleader (d. 2008).
  • Harold Vick: American saxophonist and flute player (d. 1987).
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Facts:
  • Al Carr KOs Lew Massey on 1 punch, :07 of 1st round
  • Shortest boxing bout with gloves lasts only 10 seconds
  • Bruno Hauptmann, convicted Lindbergh baby killer, executed in electric chair in Trenton, New Jersey, USA.
  • Bruno Richard Hauptmann is executed for the kidnapping and death of Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr., the baby son of pilot Charles Lindbergh.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator William Borah -- Mar. 30, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Isaiah Bowman -- Mar. 23, 1936

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

Santayana's The Last Puritan, 1st Ed by George Santayana. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. First edition. 602 pages. Hardcover w/Jacket. Solid copy, moderate wear

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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

Sparkenbroke by Morgan, Charles. 8vo. 1st ed.

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Drums Along the Mohawk

By: Walter D. Edmonds

The bestselling novel behind John Ford’s acclaimed film starring Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, and Edna May Oliver. When newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin settle in the Mohawk Valley in 1776, they work tirelessly against the elements to build a new ...

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