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Wednesday 8 November 1939

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Laila Kinnunen and Elizabeth Dawn. Allegheny Uprising, directed by William A. Seiter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939 while All This, and Heaven Too by Rachel Field 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 ?

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Come and Be Televised

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Bruce Forsyth

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Allegheny Uprising

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Claire Trevor, John Wayne, George Sanders

Country: United States

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The Flying Deuces

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jean Parker

Country: United States

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Drums Along the Mohawk

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, Edna May Oliver

Country: United States

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The Roaring Twenties

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Priscilla Lane

Country: United States

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At the Circus

Directed by: Edward Buzzell

Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 November 1939 ?

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Facts:
  • In Munich, Adolf Hitler narrowly escapes the assassination attempt of Georg Elser while celebrating the 16th anniversary of the Beer Hall Putsch.
  • Venlo Incident: Two British agents of SIS are captured by the Germans.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1939?

  • Life: English air defense
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Tom Harmon -- Nov. 6, 1939
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Books

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

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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Wickford Point

By: John P. Marquand

- A rediscovery. WICKFORD POINT follows "The Late George Apley as the second of Marquand's acclaimed and bestselling novels that Back Bay has restored to print.-

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Rebecca

By: Daphne du Maurier

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young ...

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Escape

By: Ethel Vance

This vintage September, 1939 book, published by Little, Brown and Company, is a stated first edition. Synopsis The time is the late '30s before World War II. Emmy Ritter, an actress who had fled to America, foolishly returns to Nazi ...

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