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Thursday 7 April 1938

1938-04-07

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars, directed by Ford Beebe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars

Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars

Directed by: Ford Beebe

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton

Country: United States

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Bluebeard's Eighth Wife

Bluebeard's Eighth Wife

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper, Edward Everett Horton

Country: United States

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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Shirley Temple, Randolph Scott, Jack Haley

Country: United States

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Jezebel

Jezebel

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent

Country: United States

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Child Bride

Child Bride

Directed by: Harry J. Revier

Starring: Shirley Mills, Bob Bollinger, Warner Richmond

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Boat Race

The Boat Race

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

Country: United Kingdom

Byng-Ho!

Byng-Ho!

Starring: Douglas Byng, The BBC Television Orchestra

Country: United Kingdom

Comedy Cabaret

Comedy Cabaret

Starring: Molly Fisher, Charles Heslop, Arthur Prince, George Robey

Country: United Kingdom

Eric Wild and His Band

Eric Wild and His Band

Starring: Eric Wild and His Band

Country: United Kingdom

Craftsmen at Work

Craftsmen at Work

Starring: S.P.B. Mais

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 April 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
  • World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
  • The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
  • Mozambique - Women's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pete La Roca: American jazz drummer.
  • Edmund Brown: San Francisco Politician.
  • David Sanborn: American musical composer of film production.
  • Spencer Dryden: American drummer (Jefferson Airplane New Riders of the Purple Sage The Dinosaurs and The Peanut Butter Conspiracy) (d. 2005).
  • Freddie Hubbard: American trumpet player and composer (d. 2008).
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Albert Einstein -- Apr. 4, 1938
  • Life: Anthony Eden
  • Esquire

Books

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

The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

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

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!

By: Howard Spring

My Son, My Son A Time Story by Bernard Palmer

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Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

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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