Sunday 23 August 1936
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Gorgeous Hussy, directed by Clarence Brown, 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 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 23 August 1936 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
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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
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
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
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.
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