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Thursday 18 March 1937

1937-03-18

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Swing High, Swing Low, directed by Mitchell Leisen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
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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 18 March 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Edward (d.978)
  • Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
  • Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
  • Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
  • Saint Alexander of Jerusalem
Famous Birthdays:
  • Rudi Altig: German athlete, a world champion cyclist in 1966.
  • Mark Donohue: American race car driver and engineer (Born 1937).
  • Bryna Monsein: American astrologer as a hobby, whose study began in 1967 and never stopped.
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Facts:
  • Gas explosion in school in New London, Texas, USA; 296 die.
  • The New London School explosion kills three hundred, mostly children.
  • The human-powered aircraft, Pedaliante, flies 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) outside Milan.
  • The Encyclical ''Divini Redemptoris'' of Pope Pius XI about communism is published.
  • Mother Frances Hospital opens in Tyler, Texas in response to the New London School explosion.

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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

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 [NOVEL]

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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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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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