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Friday 8 October 1937

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Val Furgess and Merle Park. Heidi, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937 On TV people were watching Body-Line.
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TV Series

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Body-Line

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Round the Film Studios

Starring: Patrick Barr, John Paddy Carstairs, John Clements, Joan Gardner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Mizzen Cross Trees

Starring: Edward Crowther, John Goss, Taylor Harris, Roderick Jones

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Wimbledon

Starring: Sue Barker, John McEnroe, Tim Henman, Andy Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Sports Review

Starring: Howard Marshall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Heidi

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Shirley Temple, Jean Hersholt, Arthur Treacher

Country: United States

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Stage Door

Directed by: Gregory LaCava

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

Something to Sing About

Directed by: Victor Schertzinger

Starring: James Cagney, Evelyn Daw, William Frawley

Country: United States

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The Lower Depths

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Jean Gabin, Suzy Prim, Louis Jouvet

Country: United States

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The Prisoner of Zenda

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Ronald Colman, Madeleine Carroll, C. Aubrey Smith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
  • Val Furgess: American astrologer, active in her field for over 25 years and a longtime member of NCGR's Fairfield (CT) Chapter.
  • Merle Park: Zimbabwean-English ballerina and educator.
  • Paul Schell: American lawyer and politician 50th Mayor of Seattle (d. 2014).
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Books

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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 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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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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