Wednesday 20 May 1936
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Show Boat, directed by James Whale, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 20 May 1936 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1936?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Governor Alfred Landon -- May 18, 1936
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Franz Boas -- May 11, 1936
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Torkild Rieber -- May 4, 1936
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
"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...
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.
Tell the world why 20 May 1936 is such a special date for you!