Friday 24 July 1936


It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Mary of Scotland, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

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

Mary of Scotland

Mary of Scotland

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge

Country: United States

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Satan Met a Lady

Satan Met a Lady

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Bette Davis, Warren William, Alison Skipworth

Country: United States

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The Devil-Doll

The Devil-Doll

Directed by: Lionel Barrymore

Starring: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Myrna Loy

Country: United States



Directed by: Geo. Fitzmaurice

Starring: Jean Harlow, Franchot Tone, Cary Grant

Country: United States

San Francisco

San Francisco

Directed by: Clark Gable

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 July 1936 ?

  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Albert Marrin: American historian and author.
  • Ruth Buzzi in Westerly: Rhode Island, USA; comedienne (Laugh-In, Margie - That Girl).
  • Mark Goddard in Lowell: Massachusetts, USA; actor (Don West - Lost in Space).
  • Ruth Buzzi: American actress, a comedianne gifted for her varied characters on "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," 1968-73.
  • William Milam: American career diplomat, a Senior Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.
See other famous people born on 24 July
Famous Deaths:
  • Gen Mola and Cabanellas form Spanish anti-Government
  • 118 degrees F (48 degrees C), Minden, Nebraska (state record hot).
  • 121 degrees F (49 degrees C), near Alton, Kansas (state record hot).

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1936?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Benito Mussolini -- July 20, 1936
  • Esquire


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

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Gone with the Wind

By: Margaret Mitchell

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

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The Last Puritan by George Santayana

The Last Puritan

By: George Santayana

"Full of ironic wisdom and poetic tenderness, of long views and exact pictorial details... The book is more than a novel: it is... the commentary of a philosopher...

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Sparkenbroke by Charles Morgan


By: Charles Morgan

. sl tears to dw, odd fox to eps

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Drums Along the Mohawk by Walter D. Edmonds

Drums Along the Mohawk

By: Walter D. Edmonds

The bestselling novel behind John Ford’s acclaimed film starring Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, and Edna May Oliver. When newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin settle in the Mohawk Valley in 1776, they work tirelessly against the elements to build a new ...

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