Friday 18 September 1936
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Dodsworth, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 18 September 1936 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 18 September 1936 ?
- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
See other famous people born on 18 September
Big Tom: Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Big Tom and The Mainliners).
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What news were making the headlines those days in September 1936?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Helen Hull Jacobs -- Sep. 14, 1936
- Time: Georgia Gov. Eugene Tamadge with cigar in mouth
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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
Santayana's The Last Puritan, 1st Ed by George Santayana. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. First edition. 602 pages. Hardcover w/Jacket. Solid copy, moderate wear
"The best work of its kind. Throbs with life upon a hostile frontier ... doubly thrilling as Mr. Edmonds sets it down, touched with local color, lively with dialogue, bright with suspense".
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