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Saturday 6 August 1938

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carry Tefsen and Peter Bonerz in Portsmouth. Four Daughters, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938 On TV people were watching Telecrime.
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Movies

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

Four Daughters

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Claude Rains, John Garfield, Jeffrey Lynn

Country: United States

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Letter of Introduction

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Andrea Leeds, George Murphy

Country: United States

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Booloo

Directed by: Clyde E. Elliott

Starring: Colin Tapley, Jayne Regan, Mamo Clark

Country: United States

Love Finds Andy Hardy

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Lewis Stone

Country: United States

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The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Claire Trevor

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Telecrime

Country: United Kingdom

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Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Country: United Kingdom

Spelling Bee

Starring: F.H. Grisewood

Country: United Kingdom

The Boat Race

Starring: Clare Balding, Andrew Cotter, Wayne Pommen, Helen Skelton

Country: United Kingdom

Byng-Ho!

Starring: Douglas Byng, The BBC Television Orchestra

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
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Famous Deaths:
  • Warner Oland: Actor (Werewolf of London, Jazz Singer), dies at 57.
Facts:
  • The Looney Tunes animated short ''Porky amp Daffy'' is released.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Garment Workers at Play
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Albert B. Chandler -- Aug. 1, 1938
  • Esquire

Books

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

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

"Cronin's distinguished achievement....No one could have written as fine, honest, and moving a study of a young doctor as The Citadel without possessing great literary taste and skill."

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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

6th printing. Little wear to boards. Content lightly toned with foxing to endpapers. DJ has chips to edges and toning.

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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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