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Saturday 22 August 1936

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anne Downey and Lex P Humphries. The Gorgeous Hussy, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Gorgeous Hussy

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Joan Crawford, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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Swing Time

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore

Country: United States

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Romeo and Juliet

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, John Barrymore

Country: United States

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The Last of the Mohicans

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Randolph Scott, Binnie Barnes, Henry Wilcoxon

Country: United States

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Mary of Scotland

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
Famous Birthdays:
  • Anne Downey: British circuit judge.
  • Lex P Humphries: Drummer.
  • Lyons Brown: American merchandise marketer, CEO specializing in the trade of china, luggage and liquor and large GOP head-fundraiser of a Washington-based company lobby, Brown-Forman.
  • Charles Moritz: American executive and CEO in charge of Dun & Bradstreet, an information company specializing in the knowledge of financial strengths of other corporations, a giant in the Wall Street industries.
  • Chuck Brown: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (d. 2012).
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William L. Clayton -- Aug. 17, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Dos Passos -- Aug. 10, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles P. Taft -- Aug. 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

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

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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

Sparkenbroke, by Morgan, Charles

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Drums Along the Mohawk

By: Walter D. Edmonds

"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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