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Thursday 24 November 1938

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Willy Claes and Oscar Robertson. The Terror of Tiny Town, directed by Sam Newfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938 On TV people were watching Guest Night.
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 30 days ?

The Terror of Tiny Town

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Billy Curtis, Yvonne Moray, 'Little Billy' Rhodes

Country: United States

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Blondie

Directed by: Frank R. Strayer

Starring: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms

Country: United States

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Angels with Dirty Faces

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart

Country: United States

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The Lady Vanishes

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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The Citadel

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Guest Night

Starring: A.G. Street

Country: United Kingdom

Telecrime

Telecrime

Country: United Kingdom

Order to View

Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Order to View

Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 November 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
  • Teacher's Day in Turkey
Famous Birthdays:
  • Willy Claes: Belgian Deputy from 1968 and General Secretary of NATO in 1994.
  • Oscar Robertson: Charlotte, Tennessee -- NBAer (1960 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Jean-Pierre Rous: French sommelier, president of the Slow Food Monaco Association and former chef of Louis XV Restaurant in MonteCarlo.
  • Charles Starkweather: American homicide; a mass murderer by the time he was 18.
  • David Newell: Actor (Dangerous Curves, White Heat), dies at 75.
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Facts:
  • National Semi-Pro Basketball Congress authorizes yellow basketball.

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

  • Life: Japanese boy with Gun
  • Time: Wage & Hour Administrator Elmer Frank Andrews
  • Life: Brenda Frazier

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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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