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Thursday 15 September 1938

1938-09-15

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Room Service, directed by William A. Seiter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

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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La Grande Illusion

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay

Country: United States

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The Edge of the World

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Niall MacGinnis, Belle Chrystall, John Laurie

Country: United States

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Boys Town

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull

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 15 September 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Thomas Wolfe: American playwright and novelist who wrote "Look Homeward, Angel," 1929, "The Web and The Rock," 1939 and "You Can't Go Home Again," 1940.
Facts:
  • John Cobb sets world auto speed record at 350.2 MPH (lasts one day).
  • Only time brothers hit back-to-back home runs (Lloyd and Paul Waner, Pittsburgh Pirates).
  • British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain meets with Adolf Hitler in the Berghof in Germany. Chamberlain agrees to Hitler's demand to annex the Sudetenland.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Hungarian guard
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Thomas Corcoran & Benjamin V. Cohen -- Sep. 12, 1938
  • Life: Fall fashions

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

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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