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Saturday 12 December 1936

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bengt Emil Johnson and Iolanda Balas. Camille, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 while White Banners by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sea Stories.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Movies

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

Camille

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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Great Guy

Directed by: John G. Blystone

Starring: James Cagney, Mae Clarke, James Burke

Country: United States

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Lloyd's of London

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Madeleine Carroll, Freddie Bartholomew

Country: United States

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The Plainsman

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, James Ellison

Country: United States

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Come and Get It

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Edward Arnold, Joel McCrea, Frances Farmer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek declares war on Japan.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1936 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I'm in a Dancing Mood - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra
  2. When My Dream Boat Comes Home - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1936?

  • Life: Skiing
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cordell Hull -- Dec. 7, 1936
  • Esquire

Books

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

White Banners

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

536pages. in8. Cartonné.

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The Last Puritan

By: George Santayana

Santayana's The Last Puritan, 1st Ed by George Santayana. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. First edition. 602 pages. Hardcover w/Jacket. Solid copy, moderate wear

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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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