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Sunday 12 July 1936

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jan Nemec and Nina Divíšková. The Devil-Doll, directed by Lionel Barrymore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 while It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Poor Little Rich Girl

Directed by: Irving Cummings

Starring: Shirley Temple, Alice Faye, Gloria Stuart

Country: United States

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Secret Agent

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: John Gielgud, Madeleine Carroll, Robert Young

Country: United States

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Fury

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel

Country: United States

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Show Boat

Directed by: James Whale

Starring: Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Charles Winninger

Country: United States

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Dracula's Daughter

Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: Otto Kruger, Gloria Holden, Marguerite Churchill

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John L. Lewis -- July 6, 1936
  • Esquire
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sir Samuel Hoare -- June 29, 1936

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Books

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

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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White Banners

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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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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