Saturday 11 July 1936


It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Devil-Doll, directed by Lionel Barrymore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

The Devil-Doll

The Devil-Doll

Directed by: Lionel Barrymore

Starring: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Myrna Loy

Country: United States



Directed by: Geo. Fitzmaurice

Starring: Jean Harlow, Franchot Tone, Cary Grant

Country: United States

San Francisco

San Francisco

Directed by: Clark Gable

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart

Country: United States

Poor Little Rich Girl

Poor Little Rich Girl

Directed by: Irving Cummings

Starring: Shirley Temple, Alice Faye, Gloria Stuart

Country: United States

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Secret Agent

Secret Agent

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: John Gielgud, Madeleine Carroll, Robert Young

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 July 1936 ?

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
  • Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ruth Dewey: American astrologer, a cosmobiologist.
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Famous Deaths:
  • James Murray: Scottish member of the diplomatic service who was Ambassador to Romania in 1964 and was noted for posts that included San Francisco, Washington DC, Singapore, Prague, Karachi and Lisbon.
  • Triborough Bridge linking Manhattan, Bronx and Queens opens.
  • The Triborough Bridge in New York City is opened to traffic.
  • Triborough Bridge in New York City is opened to traffic.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1936?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John L. Lewis -- July 6, 1936
  • Esquire


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

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

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

The Last Puritan

By: George Santayana

Published in 1935, George Santayana's The Last Puritan was the American philosopher's only novel. It became an instant best-seller, immediately linked in its painful voyage of self discovery to The Education of Henry Adams.

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Sparkenbroke by Charles Morgan


By: Charles Morgan

. sl tears to dw, odd fox to eps

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Drums Along the Mohawk by Walter D. Edmonds

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

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