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Thursday 6 August 1936

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Last of the Mohicans, directed by George B. Seitz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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Movies

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

The Last of the Mohicans

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Randolph Scott, Binnie Barnes, Henry Wilcoxon

Country: United States

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Mary of Scotland

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge

Country: United States

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Satan Met a Lady

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Bette Davis, Warren William, Alison Skipworth

Country: United States

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The Devil-Doll

Directed by: Lionel Barrymore

Starring: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Myrna Loy

Country: United States

Suzy

Directed by: Geo. Fitzmaurice

Starring: Jean Harlow, Franchot Tone, Cary Grant

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
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Facts:
  • 1st time in 20th century, 1st 2 batters in a game-Roy Johnson and Rabbit Warstler of Boston Bees-lead off with HRs

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles P. Taft -- Aug. 3, 1936
  • Esquire
  • Time: Dentist in Boston and American Dental Association president

Books

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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

536pages. in8. Cartonné.

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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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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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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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