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Wednesday 17 March 1937, St. Patrick's Day

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rudy Ray Moore and Lawrence Klamon. Swing High, Swing Low, directed by Mitchell Leisen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Swing High, Swing Low

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Starring: Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, Charles Butterworth

Country: United States

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Lost Horizon

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Edward Everett Horton

Country: United States

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The Amazing Adventure

Directed by: Alfred Zeisler

Starring: Cary Grant, Mary Brian, Peter Gawthorne

Country: United States

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You Only Live Once

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Henry Fonda, Barton MacLane

Country: United States

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The Good Earth

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Starring: Paul Muni, Luise Rainer, Walter Connolly

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Pre-View

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Elizabeth Cowell

Country: United Kingdom

Dish of the Month

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 March 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Rudy Ray Moore: American comedian and actor (d. 2008).
  • Lawrence Klamon: American attorney and CEO of Fuqua Industries, a photo finishing, sporting goods and Snapper mowers retailer.
  • Adam Wade: American singer drummer and actor.
  • Galina Samsova: Russian ballerina.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Austen Chamberlain: English businessman and politician Chancellor of the Exchequer Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1937).
Facts:
  • The Atherton Report (private investigator Edwin Atherton's report detailing vice and police corruption in San Francisco) is released.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Coronation Throne
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph E. Davies -- Mar. 15, 1937
  • Life: Sun Valley Skiing

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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 is about the career of a great but hitherto almost unknown figure in colonial history major Rogers who's incredible exploits in the five years of the old French War prove him the greatest of all Indian Fighters equally ...

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The Citadel

By: A. J. Cronin

"Cronin's distinguished achievement....No one could have written as fine, honest, and moving a study of a young doctor as The Citadel without possessing great literary taste and skill."

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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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