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Tuesday 12 April 1938

1938-04-12

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Test Pilot, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Test Pilot

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy

Country: United States

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Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars

Directed by: Ford Beebe

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton

Country: United States

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Bluebeard's Eighth Wife

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper, Edward Everett Horton

Country: United States

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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Shirley Temple, Randolph Scott, Jack Haley

Country: United States

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Jezebel

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Boat Race

Starring: Clare Balding, Andrew Cotter, Wayne Pommen, Helen Skelton

Country: United Kingdom

Byng-Ho!

Starring: Douglas Byng, The BBC Television Orchestra

Country: United Kingdom

Comedy Cabaret

Starring: Molly Fisher, Charles Heslop, Arthur Prince, George Robey

Country: United Kingdom

Eric Wild and His Band

Starring: Eric Wild and His Band

Country: United Kingdom

Craftsmen at Work

Starring: S.P.B. Mais

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Southwood Morcott: American merchandise marketer and CEO of Dana, an auto and truck parts manufacturing company.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st US law requiring medical tests for marriage licenses (NY)
  • Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 3 games to 1
  • US began requiring medical tests for marriage licenses
  • First US law requiring medical tests (syphilis test) for marriage licenses (New York).

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. I Love to Whistle - Fats Waller

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Monogram craze
  • Time: Massachusetts Congressman Joe Martin, Chairman of the Republican Congressional Committee
  • Life: Anthony Eden

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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