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Sunday 23 October 1938

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jordan Christopher in Youngstown and John Heinz. The Citadel, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Citadel

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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Listen, Darling

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Judy Garland, Freddie Bartholomew, Mary Astor

Country: United States

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The Sisters

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Errol Flynn, Bette Davis, Anita Louise

Country: United States

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Young Dr. Kildare

Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Lew Ayres, Lynne Carver

Country: United States

Room Service

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Telecrime

Telecrime

Country: United Kingdom

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Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Order to View

Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Country: United Kingdom

Ann and Harold

Starring: Louis Goodrich

Find out your future

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Carole Lombard
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Neville Chamberlain -- Oct. 17, 1938
  • Life: Legion majorettes

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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

"Cronin's distinguished achievement....No one could have written as fine, honest, and moving a study of a young doctor as The Citadel without possessing great literary taste and skill."

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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

6th printing. Little wear to boards. Content lightly toned with foxing to endpapers. DJ has chips to edges and toning.

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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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