It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

  • The Ghost Goes WestThe Ghost Goes West
    directed by Ren Clair
    starring: Robert Donat, Jean Parker, Eugene Pallette
  • Professional SoldierProfessional Soldier
    directed by Tay Garnett
    starring: Victor McLaglen, Freddie Bartholomew, Gloria Stuart
  • DangerousDangerous
    directed by Alfred E. Green
    starring: Bette Davis, Franchot Tone, Margaret Lindsay
  • Captain BloodCaptain Blood
    directed by Michael Curtiz
    starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill
  • The Littlest RebelThe Littlest Rebel
    directed by David Butler
    starring: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Jack Holt
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Sunday, 12 January 1936 ?


Holidays
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day

Famous People born
Raimonds Pauls: Latvian Composer

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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

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

  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Haile Selassie, Man of the Year -- Jan. 6, 1936 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Haile Selassie, Man of the Year -- Jan. 6, 1936
  •  Esquire Magazine cover Esquire
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Books

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

The Last Puritan by George Santayana

The Last Puritan

by George Santayana


"Full of ironic wisdom and poetic tenderness, of long views and exact pictorial details... The book is more than a novel: it is... the commentary of a philosopher...

Sparkenbroke by Charles Morgan

Sparkenbroke

by Charles Morgan


Sparkenbroke, by Morgan, Charles

Drums Along the Mohawk by Walter D. Edmonds

Drums Along the Mohawk

by Walter D. Edmonds


Gilbert Martin and his new bride Lana, pioneers in the Mohawk Valley, live and protect their land through weather disasters, love and hate and Indian attacks.

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