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Tuesday 27 April 1937

1937-04-27

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Night Must Fall, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
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Movies

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

Night Must Fall

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Rosalind Russell, Dame May Whitty

Country: United States

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A Star Is Born

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

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Way Out West

Directed by: James W. Horne

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Sharon Lynn

Country: United States

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Marked Woman

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Lola Lane

Country: United States

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Quality Street

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Franchot Tone, Eric Blore

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Sports Review

Starring: Howard Marshall

Country: United Kingdom

For the Children

Starring: Mary Adams

Country: United Kingdom

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Queue for Song

Starring: Queenie Leonard, Dennis Van Thai

Country: United Kingdom

Masks Through the Ages

Starring: Duncan Melvin

Country: United Kingdom

Cook's Night Out

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 April 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Liberalis
  • Saint Mariana
  • Saint Floribert
  • Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
  • Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Antonio Gramsci: Italian communist leader and Marxist theoretician, one of most original political thinkers of 20th century.
Facts:
  • 1st US social security payment made
  • US Social Security system makes its first benefit payment.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1937?

  • Life: Leghorn Rooster
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Fulgencio Batista -- Apr. 26, 1937
  • Life: Queen Mary Ship

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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Northwest Passage (novel)

By: Kenneth Roberts

NORTHWEST PASSAGE [NOVEL]

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The Citadel

By: A. J. Cronin

This thrilling novel of a doctor's life has been the subject of a Mobil Masterpiece Theatre dramatic series on PBS. "Cronin's distinguished achievement. . . .

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And So-Victoria

By: Vaughan Wilkins

Wilkins was noted for his novel And So-Victoria --about Queen Victoria. Has lineage chart from George II 1700 to Charles, dicke of Brunswick d. 1873

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