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Tuesday 8 December 1936

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Carradine in Hollywood and David Carradine. Camille, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 while Drums Along the Mohawk by Walter D. Edmonds was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sea Stories.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Movies

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

Camille

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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Great Guy

Directed by: John G. Blystone

Starring: James Cagney, Mae Clarke, James Burke

Country: United States

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Lloyd's of London

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Madeleine Carroll, Freddie Bartholomew

Country: United States

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The Plainsman

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, James Ellison

Country: United States

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Come and Get It

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Edward Arnold, Joel McCrea, Frances Farmer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Carradine in Hollywood: California, USA; actor (Kung Fu, Mean Streets, Boxcar Bertha, Young Guns).
  • David Carradine: American actor in a theatrical family, the first son of actor John Carradine with the first of his dad's four wives.
  • Francis Esménard: French editor and businessman, the President at Éditions Albin Michel S.A.
  • Michael Hobson: American publisher.
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Facts:
  • Anastasio Somoza elected President of Nicaragua.
  • NAACP files suit to equalize the salaries of black and white teachers.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1936 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Pennies from Heaven - Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Skiing
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cordell Hull -- Dec. 7, 1936
  • Esquire

Books

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

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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White Banners

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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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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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

536pages. in8. Cartonné.

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