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Thursday 13 October 1938

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jim McMullan and Christiane Hörbiger. Listen, Darling, directed by Edwin L. Marin, 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 30 days ?

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

Room Service

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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Too Hot to Handle

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Ann and Harold

Starring: Louis Goodrich

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jim McMullan: Long Beach, New York -- Actor (Dr McDaniel-Ben Casey).
  • Christiane Hörbiger: Austrian actress.
  • Ron Moeller: American baseball player, a pitcher, he played his first major league game on September 8, 1956 with the Baltimore Orioles.
  • Hugo Young: English journalist and author (d. 2003).
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Famous Deaths:
  • EC Segar: American cartoonist (Popeye) (Born 1894).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Legion majorettes
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sergei Koussevitzky -- Oct. 10, 1938
  • Life: Czech Soldier

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

"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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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

6th printing. Little wear to boards. Content lightly toned with foxing to endpapers. DJ has chips to edges and toning.

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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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