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Thursday 15 April 1937

1937-04-15

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). A Star Is Born, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
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Movies

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

A Star Is Born

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

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Way Out West

Directed by: James W. Horne

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Sharon Lynn

Country: United States

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Marked Woman

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Lola Lane

Country: United States

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Quality Street

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Franchot Tone, Eric Blore

Country: United States

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Swing High, Swing Low

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Starring: Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, Charles Butterworth

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Queue for Song

Starring: Queenie Leonard, Dennis Van Thai

Country: United Kingdom

Masks Through the Ages

Starring: Duncan Melvin

Country: United Kingdom

Cook's Night Out

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom

Re-View

Starring: William Stephens, Roy Ellis, Queenie Leonard, Harry Foster

Country: United Kingdom

The Composer at the Piano

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 April 1937 ?

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:
  • Bob Luman: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1978).
  • Uldis Pūcītis: Latvian actor and director (d. 2000).
  • Earl Russell: Historian.
  • Henri Sérandour: French international water polo player who was president of the French National Olympic Committee (CNOSF) during 16 years (1993-2009) and since 2000, a member of the International Olympic Committee.
  • Philippe Haudiquet: French film critic and director.
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Facts:
  • Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Rangers, 3 games to 2

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: 100 Year Old Woman
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Virginia Woolf -- Apr. 12, 1937
  • Life: Terrier

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 [NOVEL]

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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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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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