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Friday 30 December 1938

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joseph Bologna in Brooklyn and Mike Auldridge. The Dawn Patrol, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938 On TV people were watching Vanity Fair.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Dawn Patrol

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, David Niven

Country: United States

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A Christmas Carol

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart

Country: United States

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Pygmalion

Directed by: Anthony Asquith

Starring: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson

Country: United States

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The Terror of Tiny Town

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Billy Curtis, Yvonne Moray, 'Little Billy' Rhodes

Country: United States

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Blondie

Directed by: Frank R. Strayer

Starring: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

Vine Street

Starring: John Barkeley, Shirley Thomas

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 December 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
  • Philippines - Rizal Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Electronic television system patented (V K Zworykin)
  • The ballet ''Romeo and Juliet'' with music by Prokofiev receives its first full performance at the Mahen Theatre in Brno, Czechoslovakia.
  • Establishment of Majlis Khuddam-ul Ahmadiyya by Khalifat-ul Masih II, Mirza Basheer-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad, the second Caliph of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.
  • In West Java, Daeng Soetigna tunes the traditional angklung to play the diatonic scale.
  • Adolf Hitler is ''Time'' magazine's ampquotMan of the Yearampquot, as the most influential person of the year.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1938?

  • Life: Yuletide pageant
  • Time: Painting by Jean Charlot
  • Life: Mary Martin

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Yearling

By: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

No novel better epitomizes the love between a child and a pet than The Yearling. Young Jody adopts an orphaned fawn he calls Flag and makes it a part of his family and his best friend.

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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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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

6th printing. Little wear to boards. Content lightly toned with foxing to endpapers. DJ has chips to edges and toning.

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Rebecca

By: Daphne du Maurier

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young ...

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Videogames

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