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Sunday 27 December 1936

1936-12-27

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). After the Thin Man, directed by W.S. Van Dyke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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 months ?

After the Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart

Country: United States

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Camille

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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Great Guy

Directed by: John G. Blystone

Starring: James Cagney, Mae Clarke, James Burke

Country: United States

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Lloyd's of London

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Madeleine Carroll, Freddie Bartholomew

Country: United States

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The Plainsman

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, James Ellison

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Composer at the Piano

Country: United Kingdom

Pre-View

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Elizabeth Cowell

Country: United Kingdom

Dish of the Month

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom

The World of Women

Country: United Kingdom

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Cabaret Cruise

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 December 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
  • R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hans von Seeckt: German general/advisor of Chiang Kai-shek, dies at age 70.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1936 ?

Top #6 songs in the USA
  1. There's Something in the Air - Shep Fields & His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra
  2. The Night is Young and You're So Beautiful - George Hall & His Orchestra
  3. Serenade in the Night - Mantovani & His Orchestra
  4. Jeanette MacDonald & Nelson Eddy - Indian Love Call
  5. T'aint Good (Like a Nickel Made of Wood) - Fats Waller
  6. Goodnight, My Love - Hal Kemp & His Orchestra

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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 1936?

  • Life: Beaverbrook Baby
  • Time: Edward Johnson, the NYC Metropolitan Opera House's affable general manager. Also a tenor in opera
  • Life: Canterbury

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

Written by the Spanish-American philosopher George Santayana. As Santayana explained in the prologue, "in Oliver puritanism worked itself out to its logical end. He convinced himself, on puritan grounds, that it was wrong to be a puritan."

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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

. sl tears to dw, odd fox to eps

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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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