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Sunday 7 August 1938

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb and Helen Caldicott in Melbourne. Four Daughters, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938 while The Citadel by A. J. Cronin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Telecrime.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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 ?

Four Daughters

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Claude Rains, John Garfield, Jeffrey Lynn

Country: United States

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Letter of Introduction

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Andrea Leeds, George Murphy

Country: United States

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Love Finds Andy Hardy

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Lewis Stone

Country: United States

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The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Claire Trevor

Country: United States

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Algiers

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Charles Boyer, Hedy Lamarr, Sigrid Gurie

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 August 1938 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb: Rugby international / journalist.
  • Helen Caldicott in Melbourne: Australia; physician/anti-war activist.
  • Helen Caldicott: Australian physician, author, and anti-nuclear advocate who has founded several associations dedicated to opposing the use of nuclear power, depleted uranium munitions, nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons proliferation, war and military action in general.
  • Olivier Foll: French Police Captain 1965-'74, Police Chief 1974-'81, Chief Superintendent 1981-'87, Assistant Manager 1987-89 and General Inspector of the National Police Force from 1988.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Leo Durocher, hits 2,000th Dodger home run
  • Two die in a New York City subway accident.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Garment Workers at Play
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Albert B. Chandler -- Aug. 1, 1938
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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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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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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

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

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All This, and Heaven Too

By: Rachel Field

This number-one bestselling novel is based on the true story of one of the most notorious murder cases in French history. The heroine, Henriette Deluzy-Desportes, governess to the children of the Duc de Praslin, found herself strangely drawn to her ...

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