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Saturday 11 December 1937

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Adrian J and Jim Harrison. Born to the West, directed by Charles Barton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937 On TV people were watching Artists and Their Work.
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 ?

Born to the West

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: John Wayne, Marsha Hunt, Johnny Mack Brown

Country: United States

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Nothing Sacred

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Carole Lombard, Fredric March, Charles Winninger

Country: United States

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A Damsel in Distress

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Fred Astaire, George Burns, Gracie Allen

Country: United States

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The Last Gangster

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, James Stewart, Rose Stradner

Country: United States

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The Hurricane

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall, Mary Astor

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Artists and Their Work

Starring: Alan Best, Kenneth Clark, Robert Gibbings, John Graham

Country: United Kingdom

Intimate Cabaret

Starring: Evel Burns, Truda Binarová, Oliver Wakefield

Country: United Kingdom

Body-Line

Country: United Kingdom

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Round the Film Studios

Starring: Patrick Barr, John Paddy Carstairs, John Clements, Joan Gardner

Country: United Kingdom

The Mizzen Cross Trees

Starring: Edward Crowther, John Goss, Taylor Harris, Roderick Jones

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
  • Adrian J: Vlok; South African NP-minister of Law and Order (1986-).
  • Jim Harrison: American writer.
  • Benjamin Sottile: American merchandise marketer, engineer and CEO of Gibson Greetings, a gift wrap and greetings card manufacturer.
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Facts:
  • 25th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 30-7
  • Second Italo-Abyssinian War: Italy leaves the League of Nations.
  • USS ''Panay'' incident: Japanese bombers sink the American gunboat .
  • Mae West makes a risque guest appearance on the NBC ''Chase and Sanborn Hour'' that eventually results in her being banned from radio.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1937?

  • Life: Japanese soldier
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jean Sibelius -- Dec. 6, 1937
  • Esquire

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Books

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

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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Northwest Passage (novel)

By: Kenneth Roberts

Northwest Passage is about the career of a great but hitherto almost unknown figure in colonial history major Rogers who's incredible exploits in the five years of the old French War prove him the greatest of all Indian Fighters equally ...

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The Citadel

By: A. J. Cronin

"Cronin's distinguished achievement....No one could have written as fine, honest, and moving a study of a young doctor as The Citadel without possessing great literary taste and skill."

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And So-Victoria

By: Vaughan Wilkins

Wilkins was noted for his novel And So-Victoria --about Queen Victoria. Has lineage chart from George II 1700 to Charles, dicke of Brunswick d. 1873

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