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Sunday 26 January 1936

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Noel Harrison and Théo Sarapo. Rose-Marie, directed by W.S. Van Dyke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 On TV people were watching Theatre Parade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1936 or at January 26 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Rose-Marie

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Reginald Owen

Country: United States

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The Ghost Goes West

Directed by: Ren Clair

Starring: Robert Donat, Jean Parker, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States

Professional Soldier

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Freddie Bartholomew, Gloria Stuart

Country: United States

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Dangerous

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Bette Davis, Franchot Tone, Margaret Lindsay

Country: United States

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The Littlest Rebel

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Jack Holt

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
Famous Birthdays:
  • Noel Harrison: London, England -- Singer / actor (Mark-Girl from UNCLE).
  • Théo Sarapo: French actor-singer of Greek heritage, and the second husband of the French singer Édith Piaf.
  • Sal Buscema: American comic book artist.
  • Theophanis Lamboukas: Greek-French actor and singer (d. 1970).
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: J. Pierpont Morgan -- Jan. 20, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arthur H. Compton -- Jan. 13, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Haile Selassie, Man of the Year -- Jan. 6, 1936

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Books

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

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

Santayana's The Last Puritan, 1st Ed by George Santayana. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. First edition. 602 pages. Hardcover w/Jacket. Solid copy, moderate wear

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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

Sparkenbroke, by Morgan, Charles

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Drums Along the Mohawk

By: Walter D. Edmonds

As the war rages through the Mohawk Valley, newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin must arm themselves with knife and musket and face a powerful alliance of green-coated Tories, British regulars, and the Iroquois.

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Videogames

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