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Monday 1 February 1937

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ray Sawyer [Dr Hook] in Alabama and Don Everly in Brownie. You Only Live Once, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937 while The Citadel by A. J. Cronin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cook's Night Out.
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TV Series

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

Cook's Night Out

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Re-View

Starring: William Stephens, Roy Ellis, Queenie Leonard, Harry Foster

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Composer at the Piano

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Pre-View

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Elizabeth Cowell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dish of the Month

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

You Only Live Once

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Henry Fonda, Barton MacLane

Country: United States

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The Good Earth

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Starring: Paul Muni, Luise Rainer, Walter Connolly

Country: United States

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Sabotage

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester

Country: United States

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Fire Over England

Directed by: William K. Howard

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson, Vivien Leigh

Country: United States

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After the Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1937 ?

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:
  • Ray Sawyer [Dr Hook] in Alabama: USA; vocalist (Dr Hook - "When You're in Love").
  • Don Everly in Brownie: Kentucky, USA; singer (Everly Brothers - "Wake Up Little Susie").
  • Garrett Morris in New Orleans: Louisiana, USA; actor/comedian (Saturday Night Live, Martin, Carwash).
  • Don Everly: American musician, a singing star with his brother Phil, known for close harmonies.
  • Michel Lis: French print, television and radio journalist and director, known as 'Michel le jardinier' (English: Michel the gardener).
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Facts:
  • Stapleton, Staten Island, New York becomes a customs-free port.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1937?

  • Life: Vassar College
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Thomas E. Dewey -- Feb. 1, 1937
  • Esquire

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Books

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

The Citadel

By: A. J. Cronin

"Cronin's distinguished achievement....No one could have written as fine, honest, and moving a study of a young doctor as The Citadel without possessing great literary taste and skill."

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And So-Victoria

By: Vaughan Wilkins

Wilkins was noted for his novel And So-Victoria --about Queen Victoria. Has lineage chart from George II 1700 to Charles, dicke of Brunswick d. 1873

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Drums Along the Mohawk

By: Walter D. Edmonds

The bestselling novel behind John Ford’s acclaimed film starring Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, and Edna May Oliver. When newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin settle in the Mohawk Valley in 1776, they work tirelessly against the elements to build a new ...

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The Years

By: Virginia Woolf

The principal theme of this ambitious book is Time, threading together three generations of an upper-class English family, the Pargiters. The characters come and go, meet, talk, think, dream, grow older, in a continuous ritual of life that eludes meaning.

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