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Wednesday 5 October 1938

1938-10-05

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Room Service, directed by William A. Seiter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Room Service

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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Too Hot to Handle

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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La Grande Illusion

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay

Country: United States

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The Edge of the World

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Niall MacGinnis, Belle Chrystall, John Laurie

Country: United States

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Boys Town

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Telecrime

Telecrime

Country: United Kingdom

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Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Order to View

Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Country: United Kingdom

Ann and Harold

Starring: Louis Goodrich

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 1938 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Johnny Duncan: American country-western singer and songwriter who had his first top-ten hit in 1973.
  • Carol Peel: American professional astrologer and teacher at the Church of Light.
  • Teresa Heinz: Mozambican-American businesswoman and philanthropist.
  • Ed Ocampo: Filipino basketball player and coach (d. 1992).
  • Teresa Kerry: American philanthropist, wife of politicians Republican Senator John Heinz and Democratic Senator John Forbes Kerry.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1938?

  • Life: Czech Soldier
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William L. Bragg -- Oct. 3, 1938
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Books

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The Yearling

By: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

No novel better epitomizes the love between a child and a pet than The Yearling. Young Jody adopts an orphaned fawn he calls Flag and makes it a part of his family and his best friend.

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The Citadel

By: A. J. Cronin

This thrilling novel of a doctor's life has been the subject of a Mobil Masterpiece Theatre dramatic series on PBS. "Cronin's distinguished achievement. . . .

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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

My Son My Son [Jun 01, 1938] Spring, Howard ...

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Rebecca

By: Daphne du Maurier

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young ...

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