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Thursday 23 June 1938

1938-06-23

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Lord Jeff, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
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Movies

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

Lord Jeff

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Freddie Bartholomew, Mickey Rooney, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Holiday

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Doris Nolan

Country: United States

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You and Me

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, George Raft, Robert Cummings

Country: United States

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Warner Baxter, Freddie Bartholomew, Arleen Whelan

Country: United States

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Alexander's Ragtime Band

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Spelling Bee

Starring: F.H. Grisewood

Country: United Kingdom

The Boat Race

Starring: Clare Balding, Andrew Cotter, Wayne Pommen, Helen Skelton

Country: United Kingdom

Byng-Ho!

Starring: Douglas Byng, The BBC Television Orchestra

Country: United Kingdom

Comedy Cabaret

Starring: Molly Fisher, Charles Heslop, Arthur Prince, George Robey

Country: United Kingdom

Eric Wild and His Band

Starring: Eric Wild and His Band

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 June 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
  • Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Hayes: English politician Minister of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
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Facts:
  • Civil Aeronautics Authority (US) established
  • New York City Mayor LaGuardia assigns 21 cops to patrol subway
  • US Civil Aeronautics Authority established.
  • Marineland opens in Florida, USA; first aquarium.
  • The Civil Aeronautics Act is signed into law, forming the Civil Aeronautics Authority in the United States.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1938?

  • Life: Rudolph Valentino
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert W. Wood -- June 20, 1938
  • Life: Getrude Lawrence

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Yearling

By: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

No novel better epitomizes the love between a child and a pet than The Yearling. Young Jody adopts an orphaned fawn he calls Flag and makes it a part of his family and his best friend.

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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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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

18x11x3cm. Broché.

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Rebecca

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 ...

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