Tuesday 24 December 1935


It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Professional Soldier, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

Professional Soldier

Professional Soldier

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Freddie Bartholomew, Gloria Stuart

Country: United States

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Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Bette Davis, Franchot Tone, Margaret Lindsay

Country: United States

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The Littlest Rebel

The Littlest Rebel

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Jack Holt

Country: United States

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Captain Blood

Captain Blood

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Ronald Colman, Elizabeth Allan, Edna May Oliver

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 1935 ?

  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bradman scores 233 in 191 mins, South Africa vs. Queensland, 28 fours 1 six
  • National Council of Negro Women forms

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1935 ?

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. The Music Goes Round and Round - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  2. With All My Heart - Hal Kemp & His Orchestra
  3. Stop, Look, and Listen - Joe Venuti & His Orchestra
  4. Eeny Meeny Miney Mo - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Helen Ward)
  5. Bing Crosby - Silent Night

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1935?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kirsten Flagstad -- Dec. 23, 1935
  • Science: Science vol. 82 issue 2138
  • Esquire


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

Green Light by Lloyd C. Douglas

Green Light

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Man's progess through life is not steadily onward, but for all of us there comes a day when the light turns green and the road ahead is clear.

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Vein of Iron by Ellen Glasgow

Vein of Iron

By: Ellen Glasgow

A novel that takes place in the Valley of Virginia, tracing the experience of a family with four generations of strong women.

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Of Time and the River by Thomas Wolfe

Of Time and the River

By: Thomas Wolfe

The second novel by the great American novelist now the subject of a major new film Genius starring Jude Law Colin Firth Dominic West and Nicole Kidman It is 1920 and Eugene Gant leaves the American South for Harvard New ...

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Time Out of Mind by Rachel Field

Time Out of Mind

By: Rachel Field

STATED FIRST PRINTING. March 1971 Signet(NAL) mass market paperback, Rachel Field (And Now Tomorrow). After the death of her father, ten year old Kate Fernald and her mother head to the coast of Maine where mom has a job as ...

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