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Saturday 9 January 1937

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Paul Guerlain and Joseph Epstein. Secret Valley, directed by Howard Bretherton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937 On TV people were watching The World of Women.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Secret Valley

Directed by: Howard Bretherton

Starring: Richard Arlen, Virginia Grey, Norman Willis, Russell Hicks

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Thunder in the City

Directed by: Marion Gering

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Nigel Bruce, Constance Collier, Luli Deste

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Valley of Terror

Directed by: Albert Herman

Starring: Kermit Maynard, Harley Wood, John Merton, Jack Ingram

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Mister Cinderella

Directed by: Edward Sedgwick

Starring: Jack Haley, Betty Furness, Arthur Treacher, Raymond Walburn

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Ambush Valley

Directed by: Bernard B. Ray

Starring: Bob Custer, Victoria Vinton, Vane Calvert, Eddie Phillips

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TV Series

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

The World of Women

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Edward Cooper, Horace Kenney, Jean Colin, Gaston Palmer

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Starring: Joan Gilbert, Leslie Mitchell, Joan Miller


Starring: Eric Robinson


Starring: Bert Ambrose, Evelyn Dall, Bebe Daniels, Frances Day

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1937 ?

  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean-Paul Guerlain: French perfumer and the former head of the company Guerlain.
  • Joseph Epstein: American writer, essayist, editor and educator whose work includes three published collections of essays, two collections of literary criticism, two nonfiction books, and courses in literature and writing conducted as a visiting lecturer at Northwestern University.
  • K Schlesinger: Writer.
  • Michael Nicholson: English journalist and author.
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  • Italian regime bans marriages between Italians and Abyssinians.

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