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Tuesday 31 May 1938

1938-05-31

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). You and Me, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
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Movies

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

You and Me

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, George Raft, Robert Cummings

Country: United States

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Warner Baxter, Freddie Bartholomew, Arleen Whelan

Country: United States

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Alexander's Ragtime Band

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Robin Hood

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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Vivacious Lady

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Ginger Rogers, James Stewart, James Ellison

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Spelling Bee

Starring: F.H. Grisewood

Country: United Kingdom

The Boat Race

Starring: Clare Balding, Andrew Cotter, Wayne Pommen, Helen Skelton

Country: United Kingdom

Byng-Ho!

Starring: Douglas Byng, The BBC Television Orchestra

Country: United Kingdom

Comedy Cabaret

Starring: Molly Fisher, Charles Heslop, Arthur Prince, George Robey

Country: United Kingdom

Eric Wild and His Band

Starring: Eric Wild and His Band

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 May 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean-Michel Vaccaro: French musicologist, an expert on the lute and author of the book "La musique de luth en France au XVIe siecle" (1981).
  • Ruth Coker: American astrologer and co-author of a pamphlet on Quintiles.
  • John Prescott: Welsh sailor and politician Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • Peter Yarrow: American musician, guitarist and vocalist with the noted group "Peter, Paul and Mary" since 1961.
  • Johnny PayCheck: American country singer known for being a hard-drinking hell-raiser whose big hit, selling two million copies, was "Take This Job and Shove It," 1977.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Czech general
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Earl Browder -- May 30, 1938
  • Life: Errol Flynn

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

18x11x3cm. Broché.

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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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