It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- Tarzan Escapes
directed by Richard Thorpe
starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, John Buckler
- Come and Get It
directed by Howard Hawks
starring: Edward Arnold, Joel McCrea, Frances Farmer
- Les Misérables
directed by Raymond Bernard
starring: Harry Baur, Charles Vanel, Paul Azas
- The Charge of the Light Brigade
directed by Michael Curtiz
starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles
- The Garden of Allah
directed by Richard Boleslawski
starring: Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, Basil Rathbone
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Which were the important events of Thursday, 05 November 1936 ?
Famous People born
- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
: Greek-born American computer scientist (d. 2001)
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 [...]
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. [...]
by Charles Morgan
Set in Italy & England, the story of Piers Tenniel, Lord Sparkenbroke, poet and story-teller; of George Hardy, remarkable in contrast for the plain integrity of his character and the steadfastness [...]
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, [...]
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