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Friday 16 August 1935

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Betsy von Furstenberg and Julie Newmar in Hollywood. The Crusades, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
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Movies

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The Crusades

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Loretta Young, Henry Wilcoxon, Ian Keith

Country: United States

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Alice Adams

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone

Country: United States

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China Seas

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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The Call of the Wild

Directed by: William Wellman

Starring: Clark Gable, Loretta Young, Jack Oakie

Country: United States

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The 39 Steps

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Magazine Covers

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  • Science: Science vol. 82 issue 2120
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Queen Wilhelmina -- Aug. 12, 1935
  • Science: Science vol. 82 issue 2119

Books

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Green Light

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Green Light, 1935 novel by Lloyd Douglas. Hardcover with dust jacket, 326 pages, published by Grosset & Dunlap.

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Vein of Iron

By: Ellen Glasgow

A novel that takes place in the Valley of Virginia, tracing the experience of a family with four generations of strong women.

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Of Time and the River

By: Thomas Wolfe

The second novel by the great American novelist now the subject of a major new film Genius starring Jude Law Colin Firth Dominic West and Nicole Kidman It is 1920 and Eugene Gant leaves the American South for Harvard New ...

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Time Out of Mind

By: Rachel Field

STATED FIRST PRINTING. March 1971 Signet(NAL) mass market paperback, Rachel Field (And Now Tomorrow). After the death of her father, ten year old Kate Fernald and her mother head to the coast of Maine where mom has a job as ...

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