It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). In that special week of November people in US were listening to The Way You Look To-night by Fred Astaire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in November 1936 ?
- Modern Times
directed by Charlie Chaplin
starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman
- Swing Time
directed by George Stevens
starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore
- Little Lord Fauntleroy
directed by John Cromwell
starring: Freddie Bartholomew, Dolores Costello, C. Aubrey Smith
- Lloyd's of London
directed by Henry King
starring: Tyrone Power, Madeleine Carroll, Freddie Bartholomew
- The Devil Is a Sissy
directed by W.S. Van Dyke
starring: Freddie Bartholomew, Jackie Cooper, Mickey Rooney
Which were the important events of Thursday, 05 November 1936 ?
- 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
Gone with the Wind - Margaret Mitchell
The Last Puritan - George Santayana
Sparkenbroke - Charles Morgan
Drums Along the Mohawk - Walter D. Edmonds
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1936 ?
Top #1 song in the USA
The Way You Look To-night - Fred Astaire
TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph M. Patterson & Robert R. McCormick -- Nov. 2, 1936
Vogue Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
The national parks preserve wild life. (1936)
Premier Double Brush Vacuum Cleaner (1936)
Westclox Big Ben Alarm Clock (1936)
Tell the world why Thursday, 5 November 1936 is such a special date for you!