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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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1936 ?
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Magazine

 Vogue Magazine cover
Vogue Magazine cover

Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph M. Patterson & Robert R. McCormick -- Nov. 2, 1936
TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph M. Patterson & Robert R. McCormick -- Nov. 2, 1936

Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
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Books

Gone with the Wind - Margaret Mitchell

Gone with the Wind - Margaret Mitchell

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Books

The Last Puritan - George Santayana

The Last Puritan - George Santayana

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Books

Sparkenbroke - Charles Morgan

Sparkenbroke - Charles Morgan

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Books

Drums Along the Mohawk - Walter D. Edmonds

Drums Along the Mohawk - Walter D. Edmonds

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Old Journal Ads

Scott ScotTissue Toilet Paper  27 Extra Yards (1936)Scott ScotTissue Toilet Paper 27 Extra Yards (1936)
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Old Journal Ads

Mortons Iodized Salt  Full Even Flavor (1936)Mortons Iodized Salt Full Even Flavor (1936)
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Old Journal Ads

Reduced fire hazard thru planned housing. (1936)Reduced fire hazard thru planned housing. (1936)
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Tell the world why Thursday, 5 November 1936 is such a special date for you!