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Friday 9 October 1936

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nicole Croisille and Brian Blessed. The Garden of Allah, directed by Richard Boleslawski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 while Sparkenbroke by Charles Morgan was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Garden of Allah

Directed by: Richard Boleslawski

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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Libeled Lady

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy

Country: United States

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Ride Ranger Ride

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Kay Hughes

Country: United States

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Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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The Devil Is a Sissy

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Freddie Bartholomew, Jackie Cooper, Mickey Rooney

Country: United States

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Nicole Croisille: French singer and actress, who appeared in 24 films between 1961 and 2005 and recorded albums from 1961.
  • Brian Blessed: British actor of stage, screen and TV, often noted for his aggressive characterizations.
  • Jim Gross: American pro astrologer from 1972, creator of the highly successful "Astro Dice" 1979.
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  • Hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity to LA
  • Generators at Boulder Dam (later renamed to Hoover Dam) begin to generate electricity from the Colorado River and transmit it 266 miles to Los Angeles, California.

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  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lou Gehrig & Carl Hubbell -- Oct. 5, 1936
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  • Time: Harvard University president

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By: Charles Morgan

536pages. in8. Cartonné.

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White Banners

By: Lloyd C. Douglas


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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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It Can't Happen Here

By: Sinclair Lewis

“The novel that foreshadowed Donald Trump’s authoritarian appeal.”—SalonIt Can’t Happen Here is the only one of Sinclair Lewis’s later novels to match the power of Main Street, Babbitt, and Arrowsmith.

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