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
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
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1936 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph M. Patterson & Robert R. McCormick -- Nov. 2, 1936
Esquire Magazine cover
Vogue Magazine cover
Gone with the Wind - Margaret Mitchell
The Last Puritan - George Santayana
Sparkenbroke - Charles Morgan
Drums Along the Mohawk - Walter D. Edmonds
Lucky Strike (1936)
A Christmas carol
Tell the world why Thursday, 5 November 1936 is such a special date for you!