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Wednesday 9 November 1938

1938-11-09

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Lady Vanishes, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
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Movies

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

The Lady Vanishes

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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The Citadel

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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Listen, Darling

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Judy Garland, Freddie Bartholomew, Mary Astor

Country: United States

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The Sisters

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Errol Flynn, Bette Davis, Anita Louise

Country: United States

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Young Dr. Kildare

Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Lew Ayres, Lynne Carver

Country: United States

TV Series

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

Guest Night

Starring: A.G. Street

Country: United Kingdom

Telecrime

Telecrime

Country: United Kingdom

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Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Order to View

Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 November 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
  • Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
  • Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
  • Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Philippe Gueneley: French Catholic bishop, the Bishop Emeritus of Langres since January 2014.
  • Tove Dahl: Norwegian legal scholar, criminologist, Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, from 1988 until her death, and a pioneer of feminist jurisprudence.
  • Ti-Grace Atkinson: American author and critic.
  • Claude Durand: French editor, writer and translator of English and Spanish into French.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Crystal Night - Germans break windows owned by Jews
  • Al Capp, cartoonist of Lil' Abner creates Sadie Hawkins Day.
  • Nazi German diplomat Ernst vom Rath dies from the fatal gunshot wounds of Jewish resistance fighter Herschel Grynszpan, an act which the Nazis used as an excuse to instigate the 1938 national pogrom, also known as Kristallnacht.
  • On the eve of Armistice Day, Kate Smith sings Irving Berlin's ''God Bless America'' for the first time on her weekly radio show.
  • İsmet İnönü becomes the second president of Turkey.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: 1938 Elections
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: André Malraux -- Nov. 7, 1938
  • Esquire

Books

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

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

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

18x11x3cm. Broché.

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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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