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Sunday 11 December 1938

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include McCoy Tyner and Reg Livermore. A Christmas Carol, directed by Edwin L. Marin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1938 or at December 11 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

A Christmas Carol

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart

Country: United States

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Pygmalion

Directed by: Anthony Asquith

Starring: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson

Country: United States

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The Terror of Tiny Town

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Billy Curtis, Yvonne Moray, 'Little Billy' Rhodes

Country: United States

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Blondie

Directed by: Frank R. Strayer

Starring: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms

Country: United States

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Angels with Dirty Faces

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart

Country: United States

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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

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1938 ?

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:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • New York Giants win NFL championship.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1938 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Jeepers Creepers - Al Donahue & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ballerina
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Clifford Odets -- Dec. 5, 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

"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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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

6th printing. Little wear to boards. Content lightly toned with foxing to endpapers. DJ has chips to edges and toning.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


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