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Saturday 1 February 1936

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include G H Blake and Azie Taylor Morton. The Petrified Forest, directed by Archie L. Mayo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 while Sparkenbroke by Charles Morgan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

Movies

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

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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Professional Soldier

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Freddie Bartholomew, Gloria Stuart

Country: United States

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Dangerous

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Bette Davis, Franchot Tone, Margaret Lindsay

Country: United States

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The Littlest Rebel

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Jack Holt

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
  • G H Blake: Principal (Collingwood College, Durham University).
  • Azie Taylor Morton: American civil servant, and 35th Treasurer of the United States (d. 2003).
  • Tuncel Kurtiz: Turkish actor playwright and director (d. 2013).
  • Azie Morton: American educator and politician 36th Treasurer of the United States (d. 2003).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Georgios Kondylis: general of the Greek army and Prime Minister of Greece (Born 1878).

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Books

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

Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

536pages. in8. Cartonné.

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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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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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It Can't Happen Here

By: Sinclair Lewis

“The novel that foreshadowed Donald Trump’s authoritarian appeal.”—SalonIt Can’t Happen Here is the only one of Sinclair Lewis’s later novels to match the power of Main Street, Babbitt, and Arrowsmith.

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