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Saturday 21 December 1935

1935-12-21

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Professional Soldier, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Professional Soldier

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Freddie Bartholomew, Gloria Stuart

Country: United States

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Dangerous

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Bette Davis, Franchot Tone, Margaret Lindsay

Country: United States

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The Littlest Rebel

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Jack Holt

Country: United States

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Captain Blood

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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A Tale of Two Cities

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Ronald Colman, Elizabeth Allan, Edna May Oliver

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 December 1935 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Phil Donahue: American TV personality, a major talk-show host and pioneer of audience interaction in a flexible, captivating on-air performance.
  • John Avildsen: American director producer and cinematographer.
  • Lorenzo Bandini: Italian racing driver, (Born 1935).
  • Yusuf Bey: Black Muslim leader (Born 1935).
  • Edward Schreyer: Canadian academic and politician 22nd Governor General of Canada.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kurt Tucholsky: German- Jewish journalist, satirical essayist, poet, and critic, best-known for his cabaret songs.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1935 ?

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. The Music Goes Round and Round - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  2. With All My Heart - Hal Kemp & His Orchestra
  3. Stop, Look, and Listen - Joe Venuti & His Orchestra
  4. Eeny Meeny Miney Mo - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Helen Ward)
  5. Bing Crosby - Silent Night

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1935?

  • Science: Science vol. 82 issue 2138
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alexei Stakhanov -- Dec. 16, 1935
  • Science: Science vol. 82 issue 2137

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Green Light

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Green Light, 1935 novel by Lloyd Douglas. Hardcover with dust jacket, 326 pages, published by Grosset & Dunlap.

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Vein of Iron

By: Ellen Glasgow

A novel that takes place in the Valley of Virginia, tracing the experience of a family with four generations of strong women.

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Of Time and the River

By: Thomas Wolfe

The second novel by the great American novelist now the subject of a major new film Genius starring Jude Law Colin Firth Dominic West and Nicole Kidman It is 1920 and Eugene Gant leaves the American South for Harvard New ...

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Time Out of Mind

By: Rachel Field

STATED FIRST PRINTING. March 1971 Signet(NAL) mass market paperback, Rachel Field (And Now Tomorrow). After the death of her father, ten year old Kate Fernald and her mother head to the coast of Maine where mom has a job as ...

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