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Friday 22 May 1936

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include M Scott Peck and George Heilmeier. Fury, directed by Fritz Lang, 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 months ?

Fury

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel

Country: United States

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Show Boat

Directed by: James Whale

Starring: Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Charles Winninger

Country: United States

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Dracula's Daughter

Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: Otto Kruger, Gloria Holden, Marguerite Churchill

Country: United States

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Things to Come

Directed by: William Cameron Menzies

Starring: Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft

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 22 May 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Aer Lingus (Aer Loingeas) is founded by the Irish government as the national airline of the Republic of Ireland.

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Magazine Covers

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

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. 8vo. 1st ed.

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Drums Along the Mohawk

By: Walter D. Edmonds

The bestselling novel behind John Ford’s acclaimed film starring Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, and Edna May Oliver. When newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin settle in the Mohawk Valley in 1776, they work tirelessly against the elements to build a new ...

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