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Thursday 29 October 1936

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Almir Pazzianoto and Akiko Kojima. Les Misérables, directed by Raymond Bernard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 On TV people were watching Picture Page.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Les Misérables

Directed by: Raymond Bernard

Starring: Harry Baur, Charles Vanel, Paul Azas

Country: United States

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The Charge of the Light Brigade

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles

Country: United States

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The Garden of Allah

Directed by: Richard Boleslawski

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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Libeled Lady

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy

Country: United States

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Ride Ranger Ride

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Kay Hughes

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Picture Page

Starring: Joan Gilbert, Leslie Mitchell, Joan Miller

Starlight

Starring: Bert Ambrose, Evelyn Dall, Bebe Daniels, Frances Day

Picture Page

Starring: Joan Gilbert, Leslie Mitchell, Joan Miller

Starlight

Starring: Bert Ambrose, Evelyn Dall, Bebe Daniels, Frances Day

Picture Page

Starring: Joan Gilbert, Leslie Mitchell, Joan Miller

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The historic Uptown Theater opens in Washington D.C.
  • The BBC launches the world's first regular (then) high-definition television service.
  • The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) begins radio in Canada.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Surgeon General of the U. S. Public Health Service
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cardinal Pacelli -- Oct. 19, 1936
  • Time: Marquess Linlithgow (Victor Alexander John Hope)

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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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