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Monday 6 April 1936

1936-04-06

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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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 ?

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft

Country: United States

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Desire

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Gary Cooper, John Halliday

Country: United States

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Flash Gordon

Directed by: Frederick Stephani

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton

Country: United States

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Ecstasy

Directed by: Gustav Machat

Starring: Hedy Lamarr, Aribert Mog, Zvonimir Rogoz

Country: United States

The Great Ziegfeld

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 April 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • Saint Balderik
Famous Birthdays:
  • Manfred Schoof: Composer.
  • James Houghton: American general manager and CEO in charge of Corning.
  • Jean-Pierre Changeux: French neuroscientist known for his research in several fields of biology, from the structure and function of proteins (with a focus on the allosteric proteins), to the early development of the nervous system up to cognitive functions.
  • Helen Berman: Dutch-Israeli painter and illustrator.
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Facts:
  • 3rd Golf Masters Championship: Horton Smith wins, shooting a 285
  • Tornado, kills 203 and injuring 1,800 in Gainesville Georgia
  • ANP begins telex service in Amsterdam.
  • Tupelo-Gainesville tornado outbreak: Another tornado from the same storm system as the Tupelo tornado hits Gainesville, Georgia, killing 203.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mayor Daniel W. Hoan -- Apr. 6, 1936
  • Esquire
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator William Borah -- Mar. 30, 1936

Books

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

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

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The Last Puritan

By: George Santayana

Written by the Spanish-American philosopher George Santayana. As Santayana explained in the prologue, "in Oliver puritanism worked itself out to its logical end. He convinced himself, on puritan grounds, that it was wrong to be a puritan."

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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

. sl tears to dw, odd fox to eps

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Drums Along the Mohawk

By: Walter D. Edmonds

As the war rages through the Mohawk Valley, newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin must arm themselves with knife and musket and face a powerful alliance of green-coated Tories, British regulars, and the Iroquois.

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