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..

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Movies

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

  • Tarzan EscapesTarzan Escapes
    directed by Richard Thorpe
    starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, John Buckler
  • Come and Get ItCome and Get It
    directed by Howard Hawks
    starring: Edward Arnold, Joel McCrea, Frances Farmer
  • Les MisérablesLes Misérables
    directed by Raymond Bernard
    starring: Harry Baur, Charles Vanel, Paul Azas
  • The Charge of the Light BrigadeThe Charge of the Light Brigade
    directed by Michael Curtiz
    starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles
  • The Garden of AllahThe Garden of Allah
    directed by Richard Boleslawski
    starring: Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, Basil Rathbone
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Thursday, 05 November 1936 ?


Holidays
  • 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

Famous People born
Michael Dertouzos: Greek-born American computer scientist (d. 2001)

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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

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

  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph M. Patterson & Robert R. McCormick -- Nov. 2, 1936 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph M. Patterson & Robert R. McCormick -- Nov. 2, 1936
  •  Esquire Magazine cover Esquire
  •  Vogue Magazine cover Vogue
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

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

The Last Puritan by George Santayana

The Last Puritan

by George Santayana


"Full of ironic wisdom and poetic tenderness, of long views and exact pictorial details... The book is more than a novel: it is... the commentary of a philosopher...

Sparkenbroke by Charles Morgan

Sparkenbroke

by Charles Morgan


. sl tears to dw, odd fox to eps

Drums Along the Mohawk by Walter D. Edmonds

Drums Along the Mohawk

by Walter D. Edmonds


Gilbert Martin and his new bride Lana, pioneers in the Mohawk Valley, live and protect their land through weather disasters, love and hate and Indian attacks.

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