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Wednesday 15 April 1936

1936-04-15

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Things to Come, directed by William Cameron Menzies, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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Movies

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

Things to Come

Directed by: William Cameron Menzies

Starring: Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft

Country: United States

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Desire

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Gary Cooper, John Halliday

Country: United States

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Flash Gordon

Directed by: Frederick Stephani

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton

Country: United States

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Ecstasy

Directed by: Gustav Machat

Starring: Hedy Lamarr, Aribert Mog, Zvonimir Rogoz

Country: United States

TV Series

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

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 April 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Maurice Shock: rector (Lincoln College in Oxford).
  • Hector Quintanar: Composer.
  • Philippe Euverte: French admiral, commander of French military forces in French Polynesia during the controversial nuclear weapon tests at Moruroa atoll in the mid 1990s.
  • Raymond Poulidor: French bicycle racer, known as the "eternal second" because he never won the Tour de France despite finishing in second place three times, and in third place five times (including his final Tour at the age of 40).
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Facts:
  • First day of the Arab revolt in Palestine.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adolf Hitler -- Apr. 13, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mayor Daniel W. Hoan -- Apr. 6, 1936
  • Esquire

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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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...

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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

. sl tears to dw, odd fox to eps

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Drums Along the Mohawk

By: Walter D. Edmonds

As the war rages through the Mohawk Valley, newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin must arm themselves with knife and musket and face a powerful alliance of green-coated Tories, British regulars, and the Iroquois.

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