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Friday 13 August 1937

US date format: 8/13/1937, UK date format: 13/8/1937

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1937). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Robert Aiken and Walter Dean Myers. Confession, directed by Joe May, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937 On TV people were watching The Mizzen Cross Trees.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Joe May

Starring: Kay Francis, Basil Rathbone, Ian Hunter, Jane Bryan

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Command Performance

Directed by: Sinclair Hill

Starring: Arthur Tracy, Lilli Palmer, Mark Daly, Finlay Currie

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Broadway Melody of 1938

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Robert Taylor, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Binnie Barnes

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Vogues of 1938

Directed by: Irving Cummings

Starring: Warner Baxter, Joan Bennett, Helen Vinson, Mischa Auer

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The Life of Emile Zola

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Paul Muni, Gale Sondergaard, Joseph Schildkraut, Gloria Holden

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

The Mizzen Cross Trees

Starring: Edward Crowther, John Goss, Taylor Harris, Roderick Jones

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Sue Barker, John McEnroe, Tim Henman, Andy Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Wimbledon Championships

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Historical Events

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  • 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
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Famous Deaths:
  • Japanese attack Shanghai
  • The Battle of Shanghai begins.

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