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Friday 31 January 1936

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marvin Junior and Roger Brethes. The Petrified Forest, directed by Archie L. Mayo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 On TV people were watching Theatre Parade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Petrified Forest

Directed by: Archie L. Mayo

Starring: Leslie Howard, Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis

Country: United States

Modern Times

Directed by: Charlie Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman

Country: United States

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Rose-Marie

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Reginald Owen

Country: United States

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The Ghost Goes West

Directed by: Ren Clair

Starring: Robert Donat, Jean Parker, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States

Professional Soldier

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Freddie Bartholomew, Gloria Stuart

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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 31 January 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Green Hornet radio show is 1st heard on WXYZ Radio in Detroit
  • ''The Green Hornet'' radio show debuts.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Abby Rockefeller -- Jan. 27, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: J. Pierpont Morgan -- Jan. 20, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arthur H. Compton -- Jan. 13, 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

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

"The best work of its kind. Throbs with life upon a hostile frontier ... doubly thrilling as Mr. Edmonds sets it down, touched with local color, lively with dialogue, bright with suspense".

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Videogames

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