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Tuesday 17 November 1936

1936-11-17

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Plainsman, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 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 30 days ?

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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Tarzan Escapes

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, John Buckler

Country: United States

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Les Misérables

Directed by: Raymond Bernard

Starring: Harry Baur, Charles Vanel, Paul Azas

Country: United States

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The Charge of the Light Brigade

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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

Starlight

Starring: Bert Ambrose, Evelyn Dall, Bebe Daniels, Frances Day

Country: United Kingdom

Variety

Starring: Eric Robinson

Country: United Kingdom

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy become overnight success on radio

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. It's De-Lovely - Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Automobile plant worker in Detroit
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Chiang Kai-shek -- Nov. 9, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph M. Patterson & Robert R. McCormick -- Nov. 2, 1936

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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