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Saturday 12 November 1938

1938-11-12

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Lady Vanishes, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
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Movies

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

The Lady Vanishes

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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The Citadel

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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Listen, Darling

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Judy Garland, Freddie Bartholomew, Mary Astor

Country: United States

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The Sisters

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Errol Flynn, Bette Davis, Anita Louise

Country: United States

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Young Dr. Kildare

Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Lew Ayres, Lynne Carver

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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Facts:
  • Hermann Goring proposes plans to make Madagascar the ''Jewish homeland'', an idea that had first been considered by 19th century journalist Theodor Herzl.
  • French Finance Minister Paul Reynaud brings into effect a series of laws aiming at improving French productivity (thus aiming to undo the economic weaknesses which led to Munich), and undoes most of the economic and social laws of the Popular Front.
  • The first reported ampquotattackampquot of The Halifax Slasher mass hysteria incident.
  • Britain formally recognised Italy's control of Ethiopia. In return Mussolini agreed to withdraw 10,000 troops from Spain.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: 1938 Elections
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: André Malraux -- Nov. 7, 1938
  • Esquire

Books

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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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