Friday 7 August 1936
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rahsaan Kirk and Richard L[ouis] Tierney.
The Last of the Mohicans, directed by George B. Seitz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1936?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles P. Taft -- Aug. 3, 1936
- Time: Dentist in Boston and American Dental Association president
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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
Santayana's The Last Puritan, 1st Ed by George Santayana. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. First edition. 602 pages. Hardcover w/Jacket. Solid copy, moderate wear
"The best work of its kind. Throbs with life upon a hostile frontier ... doubly thrilling as Mr. Edmonds sets it down, touched with local color, lively with dialogue, bright with suspense".
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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