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Tuesday 13 August 1935

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rod Hull and Orin Smith. Alice Adams, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935 while Vein of Iron by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Alice Adams

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone

Country: United States

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The Call of the Wild

Directed by: William Wellman

Starring: Clark Gable, Loretta Young, Jack Oakie

Country: United States

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China Seas

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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The 39 Steps

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim

Country: United States

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Curly Top

Directed by: Irving Cummings

Starring: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Rochelle Hudson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1935 ?

  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Rod Hull: Entertainer.
  • Orin Smith: American salesman, economist and CEO of Engelhard, a chemical and materials specialties corporation.
  • Alex de Renzy: American director and producer (d. 2001).
  • Mudcat Grant: American baseball player and sportscaster.
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  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Queen Wilhelmina -- Aug. 12, 1935
  • Science: Science vol. 82 issue 2119
  • Time: FBI Director

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

Vein of Iron

By: Ellen Glasgow

A novel that takes place in the Valley of Virginia, tracing the experience of a family with four generations of strong women.

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Time Out of Mind

By: Rachel Field

STATED FIRST PRINTING. March 1971 Signet(NAL) mass market paperback, Rachel Field (And Now Tomorrow). After the death of her father, ten year old Kate Fernald and her mother head to the coast of Maine where mom has a job as ...

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Green Light

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Green Light, 1935 novel by Lloyd Douglas. Hardcover with dust jacket, 326 pages, published by Grosset & Dunlap.

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Good-bye, Mr. Chips

By: James Hilton

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (originally, Good-bye, Mr. Chips) is a short novel about the life of a schoolteacher, Mr. Chipping, written by the English writer James Hilton, published in the United States in June 1934 by Little, Brown and Company and ...

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