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Wednesday 4 May 1938

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tyrone Davis and William J. Joy of Living, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938 On TV people were watching The Boat Race.
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Movies

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

Joy of Living

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Irene Dunne, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee

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Sex Madness

Directed by: Dwain Esper

Starring: Vivian McGill, Rose Tapley, Al Rigali, Mark Daniels

Country: United States

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Under Western Stars

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnette, Carol Hughes, Maple City Four

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International Crime

Directed by: Charles Lamont

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Astrid Allwyn, Thomas E. Jackson, Oscar O'Shea

Country: United States

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Female Fugitive

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Evelyn Venable, Craig Reynolds, Reed Hadley, John Kelly

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TV Series

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

The Boat Race

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Byng-Ho!

Starring: Douglas Byng, The BBC Television Orchestra

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
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Facts:
  • Douglas Hyde (a Protestant) becomes first president of Eire.

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