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Thursday 20 February 1936

1936-02-20

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Follow the Fleet, directed by Mark Sandrich, 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 ?

Follow the Fleet

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott

Country: United States

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The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Fred MacMurray, Henry Fonda

Country: United States

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The Prisoner of Shark Island

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Warner Baxter, Gloria Stuart, Claude Gillingwater

Country: United States

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The Petrified Forest

Directed by: Archie L. Mayo

Starring: Leslie Howard, Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis

Country: United States

Modern Times

Directed by: Charlie Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 February 1936 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Lee Hart: American political wife, businesswoman and real-estate agent who stood by her husband under intense media scrutiny.
  • Wynn Hawkins: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher with the Cleveland Indians from 1960 to 1962.
  • Marj Dusay [Mahoney] in Russell: Kansas, USA; actress (Kate - Bret Maverick, Alex - Guiding Light, Myrna - Capitol).
  • Roy Beggs: British MP.
  • Marj Dusay: American actress.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • John Hope, president of Atlanta University, dies at age 67.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Leni Riefenstahl -- Feb. 17, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Marriner S. Eccles -- Feb. 10, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George Santayana -- Feb. 3, 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

"Full of ironic wisdom and poetic tenderness, of long views and exact pictorial details... The book is more than a novel: it is... the commentary of a philosopher...

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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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