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Saturday 30 May 1936

1936-05-30

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Fury, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Fury

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel

Country: United States

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Show Boat

Directed by: James Whale

Starring: Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Charles Winninger

Country: United States

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Dracula's Daughter

Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: Otto Kruger, Gloria Holden, Marguerite Churchill

Country: United States

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Things to Come

Directed by: William Cameron Menzies

Starring: Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 May 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
  • Saint Gabinus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Keir Dullea in Cleveland: Ohio, USA; actor (2001, 2010, David and Lisa).
  • Ruta Lee: Canadian-American dancer and actress who has played in over 300 TV roles.
  • Keir Dullea: American actor, typecast as a brooding neurotic with the success of his first two films, "The Hoodlum Priest," 1961 and "David and Lisa," 1962.
  • Galina Shostakovitch: Daughter of Russian composer Dmitri.
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Facts:
  • Margaret Mitchell's novel ''Gone with the Wind'' is first published.
  • June
  • A major heat wave strikes North America high temperature records are set and thousands die.
  • The first production model PCC trolley car, built by St. Louis Car Company, is placed in service by Pittsburgh Railways.
  • The general strike in France is ended by the Matignon Agreements.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dr. Joseph DeLee -- May 25, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Governor Alfred Landon -- May 18, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Franz Boas -- May 11, 1936

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

"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...

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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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