It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Gunga Din, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Directed by: George Stevens
Starring: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Victor McLaglen
Country: United States
Directed by: Henry King
Starring: Tyrone Power, Henry Fonda, Nancy Kelly
Directed by: Rowland V. Lee
Starring: Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi
Directed by: Edmund Goulding
Starring: Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, David Niven
Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
Starring: Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Country: United Kingdom
Starring: Bill Campbell, Buck Douglas, Harry Lester, Ted North
Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas
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By: John Steinbeck
The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized—and sometimes outraged—millions of readers. First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story ...
By: Rachel Field
This number-one bestselling novel is based on the true story of one of the most notorious murder cases in French history. The heroine, Henriette Deluzy-Desportes, governess to the children of the Duc de Praslin, found herself strangely drawn to her ...
By: Daphne du Maurier
With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young ...
By: John P. Marquand
- A rediscovery. WICKFORD POINT follows "The Late George Apley as the second of Marquand's acclaimed and bestselling novels that Back Bay has restored to print.-
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