It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Thursday, 07 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 People born
Yvonne Lime in Glendale: California, USA; actress (Father Knows Best, Dobie Gillis).
Jerry Brown: American politician
Freddie Hubbard in Indianapolis: Indiana, USA; jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey).
[Edmund G] Jerry Brown Jr in San Francisco: California, USA; American politician (Governor-Democrat-California, 1975-83).
Spencer Dryden: American drummer (Jefferson Airplane) (d. 2005)

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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

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

  •  Esquire Magazine cover Esquire
  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Albert Einstein -- Apr. 4, 1938 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Albert Einstein -- Apr. 4, 1938
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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.

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. . . .

My Son, My Son! by Howard Spring

My Son, My Son!

by Howard Spring


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 bride of a husband she barely knew.

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Old Journal Ads

Kelly Springfield Tires (1938)Kelly Springfield Tires (1938)
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Huskies Cereal  Frances Lee Barton (1938)Huskies Cereal Frances Lee Barton (1938)
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Allis-Chalmers Tractor  On the Way (1938)Allis-Chalmers Tractor On the Way (1938)
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