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Friday 7 May 1937

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Claude Raymond . Captains Courageous, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937 while Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sports Review.
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TV Series

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

Sports Review

Starring: Howard Marshall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

For the Children

Starring: Mary Adams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Disorderly Room

Starring: Harry Cranley, Tommy Handley, Fred Hudson, Len Maxwell

Queue for Song

Starring: Queenie Leonard, Dennis Van Thai

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Masks Through the Ages

Starring: Duncan Melvin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Captains Courageous

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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Make Way for Tomorrow

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Victor Moore, Beulah Bondi, Fay Bainter

Country: United States

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Shall We Dance

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton

Country: United States

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The Prince and the Pauper

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: Errol Flynn, Claude Rains, Henry Stephenson

Country: United States

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Night Must Fall

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Rosalind Russell, Dame May Whitty

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 May 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - [1][2][3][4][5]
  • Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
  • Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
  • Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
  • Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
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Facts:
  • Spanish Civil War: The German Condor Legion, equipped with Heinkel He 51 biplanes, arrives in Spain to assist Francisco Franco's forces.

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  • Life: Jean Harlow
  • Time: Billy and Bobby Mauch in their roles for the film adaptation of Mark Twain's The Prince and the paup
  • Esquire

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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 Years

By: Virginia Woolf

The principal theme of this ambitious book is Time, threading together three generations of an upper-class English family, the Pargiters. The characters come and go, meet, talk, think, dream, grow older, in a continuous ritual of life that eludes meaning.

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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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Northwest Passage (novel)

By: Kenneth Roberts

NORTHWEST PASSAGE [NOVEL]

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