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Tuesday 8 June 1937

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Norma Shaw and Bruce McCandless II in Boston. A Day at the Races, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937 while And So-Victoria by Vaughan Wilkins 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 ?

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 in the last months ?

A Day at the Races

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx

Country: United States

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Kid Galahad

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart

Country: United States

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Charlie Chan at the Olympics

Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone

Starring: Warner Oland, Katherine DeMille, Pauline Moore

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 June 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
Famous Birthdays:
  • Norma Shaw: Bowler.
  • Bruce McCandless II in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; Captain US Navy/astronaut (STS 41B, STS-31).
  • Leon Levine: American merchandise marketer, owner and CEO of Family Dollar Stores, a nationwide discount chain store specializing in the inexpensive merchandise.
  • Wilhelm Wilhelmsen: Norwegian shipowner, the fourth generation manager (in descending line) of the shipping company Wilh.
  • Gillian Clarke: Welsh poet and playwright.
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Facts:
  • World's largest flower blooms in New York Botonical Garden, 12-inch calla lily.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1937?

  • Life: College Days
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sidney Howard -- June 7, 1937
  • Esquire

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Books

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

And So-Victoria

By: Vaughan Wilkins

Wilkins was noted for his novel And So-Victoria --about Queen Victoria. Has lineage chart from George II 1700 to Charles, dicke of Brunswick d. 1873

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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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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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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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