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Thursday 21 October 1937

1937-10-21

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Conquest, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Conquest

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Greta Garbo, Charles Boyer, Reginald Owen

Country: United States

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The Awful Truth

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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Heidi

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Shirley Temple, Jean Hersholt, Arthur Treacher

Country: United States

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Stage Door

Directed by: Gregory LaCava

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

Something to Sing About

Directed by: Victor Schertzinger

Starring: James Cagney, Evelyn Daw, William Frawley

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Body-Line

Country: United Kingdom

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Round the Film Studios

Starring: Patrick Barr, John Paddy Carstairs, John Clements, Joan Gardner

Country: United Kingdom

The Mizzen Cross Trees

Starring: Edward Crowther, John Goss, Taylor Harris, Roderick Jones

Country: United Kingdom

Wimbledon

Starring: Sue Barker, John McEnroe, Tim Henman, Andy Murray

Country: United Kingdom

Sports Review

Starring: Howard Marshall

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Édith Scob: French actress, best known for her role as the daughter with a disfigured face in Eyes Without a Face.
  • Said al-Chirkawi: Russian spiritual leader and scholar (d. 2012).
  • Hank Nelson: Australian historian and academic (d. 2012).
  • Norman Wright: Rocker (Del-Vikings).
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Facts:
  • Franco-troops occupies Gijon

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1937?

  • Life: Veil craze
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ernest Hemingway -- Oct. 18, 1937
  • Life: USC Football Captain

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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