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Sunday 12 September 1937

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Daniela Rocca and Wesley Hall. The Lower Depths, directed by Jean Renoir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Lower Depths

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Jean Gabin, Suzy Prim, Louis Jouvet

Country: United States

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The Prisoner of Zenda

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Ronald Colman, Madeleine Carroll, C. Aubrey Smith

Country: United States

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Dead End

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart

Country: United States

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The Life of Emile Zola

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Paul Muni, Gale Sondergaard, Joseph Schildkraut

Country: United States

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Souls at Sea

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Gary Cooper, George Raft, Frances Dee

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Mizzen Cross Trees

Starring: Edward Crowther, John Goss, Taylor Harris, Roderick Jones

Country: United Kingdom

Wimbledon

Starring: Sue Barker, John McEnroe, Tim Henman, Andy Murray

Country: United Kingdom

Sports Review

Starring: Howard Marshall

Country: United Kingdom

For the Children

Starring: Mary Adams

Country: United Kingdom

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Queue for Song

Starring: Queenie Leonard, Dennis Van Thai

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
  • Cape Verde - National Day
  • Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
  • RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
Famous Birthdays:
  • Daniela Rocca: Sicily, Italy -- Actress (Battle of Austerlitz, Empty Canvas).
  • Wesley Hall: West indian / British politician.
  • George Chuvalo: Canadian champion prize fighter, one of the greats of North American boxing.
  • Margo St James: American prostitute and head of the prostitute's union, C.O.
  • Wes Hall: Barbadian cricketer and politician.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1937?

  • Life: Harpo Marx
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Francisco Franco -- Sep. 6, 1937
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Books

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

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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Northwest Passage (novel)

By: Kenneth Roberts

Northwest Passage is about the career of a great but hitherto almost unknown figure in colonial history major Rogers who's incredible exploits in the five years of the old French War prove him the greatest of all Indian Fighters equally ...

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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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And So-Victoria

By: Vaughan Wilkins

Wilkins was noted for his novel And So-Victoria --about Queen Victoria. Has lineage chart from George II 1700 to Charles, dicke of Brunswick d. 1873

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