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Saturday 8 February 1936

1936-02-08

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Prisoner of Shark Island, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Prisoner of Shark Island

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Warner Baxter, Gloria Stuart, Claude Gillingwater

Country: United States

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The Petrified Forest

Directed by: Archie L. Mayo

Starring: Leslie Howard, Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis

Country: United States

Modern Times

Directed by: Charlie Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman

Country: United States

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Rose-Marie

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Reginald Owen

Country: United States

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The Ghost Goes West

Directed by: Ren Clair

Starring: Robert Donat, Jean Parker, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States

TV Series

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

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Cletis Boyer: third baseman (New York Yankees).
  • Larry Verne: singer (Custer).
  • Francis Sejersted: Norwegian history professor and chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (which awards the Nobel Peace Price).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Charles Curtis: American lawyer and politician 31st Vice President of the United States (d. 1936).
Facts:
  • 1st NFL draft, Eagles select Heisman Trophy winner Jay Berwanger
  • 1st ski jumping tournament, Red Wing, Minnesota
  • 1st successful Toronto Maple Leaf penalty shot, Conacher vs. Rangers
  • Pandit Jawaharlal follows Gandhi as chairman of India Congress Party.

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Books

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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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The Last Puritan

By: George Santayana

Written by the Spanish-American philosopher George Santayana. As Santayana explained in the prologue, "in Oliver puritanism worked itself out to its logical end. He convinced himself, on puritan grounds, that it was wrong to be a puritan."

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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

. sl tears to dw, odd fox to eps

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Drums Along the Mohawk

By: Walter D. Edmonds

As the war rages through the Mohawk Valley, newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin must arm themselves with knife and musket and face a powerful alliance of green-coated Tories, British regulars, and the Iroquois.

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