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Wednesday 5 October 1938

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carlo Mastrangelo and Johnny Duncan. Room Service, directed by William A. Seiter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938 while My Son, My Son! by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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

Telecrime

Telecrime

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Order to View

Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ann and Harold

Starring: Louis Goodrich

Movies

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

Room Service

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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Too Hot to Handle

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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La Grande Illusion

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay

Country: United States

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The Edge of the World

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Niall MacGinnis, Belle Chrystall, John Laurie

Country: United States

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Boys Town

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 1938 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Carlo Mastrangelo: Bronx, New York -- Rocker (Dion & The Belmonts).
  • Johnny Duncan: American country-western singer and songwriter who had his first top-ten hit in 1973.
  • Teresa Kerry: American philanthropist, wife of politicians Republican Senator John Heinz and Democratic Senator John Forbes Kerry.
  • Carol Peel: American professional astrologer and teacher at the Church of Light.
  • Teresa Heinz: Mozambican-American businesswoman and philanthropist.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Czech Soldier
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William L. Bragg -- Oct. 3, 1938
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Books

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

My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

My Son My Son [Jun 01, 1938] Spring, Howard ...

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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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Northwest Passage

By: Kenneth Roberts

From the front flap of this 709 page John Jakes reprint of this 1936 classic title: "'Northwest Passage' is a timeless classic written by one of America's finest historical novelists, Kenneth Roberts.

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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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