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Wednesday 1 January 1936, NewYear’s Day

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eve Queler and Willye B. Professional Soldier, directed by Tay Garnett, 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

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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

Movies

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

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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Captain Blood

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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A Tale of Two Cities

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Ronald Colman, Elizabeth Allan, Edna May Oliver

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1936 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Eve Queler: NYC, New York -- Conductor.
  • Willye B: White; American long jumper (Olympics-silver-1956).
  • Claude Hagège: French linguist, who was elected to the Collège de France in 1988 and received several awards for his work, including the Prix de l'Académie Française and the CNRS Gold medal.
  • Louis Rostollan: French road bicycle racer, professional from 1958 until 1967.
  • James Sinegal: American merchandise marketer and CEO in charge of Costco Wholesale warehouses, a membership warehouse style wholesaler, with over 60 west coast stores as of 2000.
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Facts:
  • 1st newspaper to microfilm its current issues, New York Herald Tribune
  • First newspaper to microfilm its current issues, New York Herald Tribune.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1936 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Twenty-Four Hours a Day - Joe Venuti & His Orchestra
  2. A Little Bit Independent - Bob Crosby & His Orchestra
  3. Alone - Hal Kemp & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Helen Hayes -- Dec. 30, 1935
  • Science: Science vol. 82 issue 2139

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. 8vo. 1st ed.

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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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