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Wednesday 6 January 1937

1937-01-06

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Sabotage, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sabotage

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester

Country: United States

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Fire Over England

Directed by: William K. Howard

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson, Vivien Leigh

Country: United States

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After the Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart

Country: United States

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Camille

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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Great Guy

Directed by: John G. Blystone

Starring: James Cagney, Mae Clarke, James Burke

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Re-View

Starring: William Stephens, Roy Ellis, Queenie Leonard, Harry Foster

Country: United Kingdom

The Composer at the Piano

Country: United Kingdom

Pre-View

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Elizabeth Cowell

Country: United Kingdom

Dish of the Month

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom

The World of Women

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ludvík Daněk: Czech discus thrower (d. 1998).
  • Lou Holtz: United States -- Football coach (New Jersey Jets).
  • Doris Troy: [Payne]; American soul singer/songwriter ("Just One Kiss").
  • Paolo Conte: Italian singer, pianist, composer, and lawyer notable for his grainy, resonant voice.
  • Harri Holkeri: Finnish politician, Prime Minister from 1987-1990.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Bradman scores 270 Aust vs. England at the MCG, incl 110 singles

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1937?

  • Life: President Roosevelt
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Wallis Warfield Simpson, Woman of the Year -- Jan. 4, 1937
  • Esquire

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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Northwest Passage (novel)

By: Kenneth Roberts

NORTHWEST PASSAGE [NOVEL]

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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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And So-Victoria

By: Vaughan Wilkins

Wilkins was noted for his novel And So-Victoria --about Queen Victoria. Has lineage chart from George II 1700 to Charles, dicke of Brunswick d. 1873

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