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Tuesday 28 December 1937

1937-12-28

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Sex Madness, directed by Dwain Esper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Sex Madness

Directed by: Dwain Esper

Starring: Vivian McGill, Rose Tapley, Al Rigali

Country: United States

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Directed by: William Cottrell

Starring: Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucille La Verne

Country: United States

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Born to the West

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: John Wayne, Marsha Hunt, Johnny Mack Brown

Country: United States

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Nothing Sacred

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Carole Lombard, Fredric March, Charles Winninger

Country: United States

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A Damsel in Distress

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Fred Astaire, George Burns, Gracie Allen

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Eric Wild and His Band

Starring: Eric Wild and His Band

Country: United Kingdom

Craftsmen at Work

Starring: S.P.B. Mais

Country: United Kingdom

BBC TV Cricket

Starring: Richie Benaud, Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards, David Gower

Country: United Kingdom

Artists and Their Work

Starring: Alan Best, Kenneth Clark, Robert Gibbings, John Graham

Country: United Kingdom

Intimate Cabaret

Starring: Evel Burns, Truda Binarová, Oliver Wakefield

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Maurice J Ravel: Swiss/French composer ("Bolero"), dies in Paris, France at age 62.
  • Maurice Ravel: French composer, a leader in the French musical impressionist movement and considered one of the modern masters of orchestration, known for the vigor and beauty of his orchestral and ballet studies.
Facts:
  • Fascist Octavian Goga becomes Prime Minister of Romania; begins spread of Judaism.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1937 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Thanks for the Memory - Shep Fields & His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra
  2. There's a Gold Mine in the Sky - Horace Heidt & His Orchestra
  3. Sweet Someone - Horace Heidt & His Orchestra
  4. In the Still of the Night - Leo Reisman & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ingres portrait
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Walt Disney -- Dec. 27, 1937
  • Life: Hope Chandler

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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