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Thursday 17 December 1936

1936-12-17

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Camille, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Camille

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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Great Guy

Directed by: John G. Blystone

Starring: James Cagney, Mae Clarke, James Burke

Country: United States

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Lloyd's of London

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Madeleine Carroll, Freddie Bartholomew

Country: United States

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The Plainsman

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, James Ellison

Country: United States

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Come and Get It

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Edward Arnold, Joel McCrea, Frances Farmer

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Country: United Kingdom

Cabaret Cartoons

Starring: Harry Rutherford

Country: United Kingdom

London Characters

Starring: J.C. Cannell, S.E. Reynolds, Mary Sharpe

Country: United Kingdom

Cabaret

Starring: Edward Cooper, Horace Kenney, Jean Colin, Gaston Palmer

Country: United Kingdom

Picture Page

Starring: Joan Gilbert, Leslie Mitchell, Joan Miller

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 December 1936 ?

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Facts:
  • Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and dummy Charlie McCarthy make their radio debut on Rudy Vallee's Royal Gelatin Hour.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1936 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. When My Dream Boat Comes Home - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  2. I'm in a Dancing Mood - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Canterbury
  • Time: Photo courtesy of James T. Soby
  • Life: Skiing

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

Written by the Spanish-American philosopher George Santayana. As Santayana explained in the prologue, "in Oliver puritanism worked itself out to its logical end. He convinced himself, on puritan grounds, that it was wrong to be a puritan."

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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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