Friday 28 August 1936
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Gorgeous Hussy, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Or have a look at the whole 1936.
Have a look at the old newspapers from 28 August 1936 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 28 August 1936 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
See other famous people born on 28 August
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in August 1936?
- Time: Clockwise from left: Spanish General Francisco Franco, President Manuel Azana and Gen. Emilio Mola
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William L. Clayton -- Aug. 17, 1936
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Dos Passos -- Aug. 10, 1936
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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
"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...
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.
Tell the world why 28 August 1936 is such a special date for you!