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Tuesday 13 September 1938

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Smith Labour Party Leader 1992 and Guttorm Guttormsgaard. Too Hot to Handle, directed by Jack Conway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938 while Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Telecrime

Telecrime

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Order to View

Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ann and Harold

Starring: Louis Goodrich

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Too Hot to Handle

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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La Grande Illusion

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay

Country: United States

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The Edge of the World

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Niall MacGinnis, Belle Chrystall, John Laurie

Country: United States

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Boys Town

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull

Country: United States

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Carefree

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 September 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
  • RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
  • Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
  • 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Smith Labour Party Leader 1992: 1994 (d. 1994).
  • Guttorm Guttormsgaard: Norwegian pictorial artist, in particular of graphics and sketches.
  • Henri Lachmann: French business leader, CEO of Schneider Electric from 1999 to 2005 and currently Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
  • Gaylord Perry: American baseball pitcher, one of the most consistently successful pitchers for his 20-season major league career, winning over 197 games and losing 239 games with an earned run average of 2.99.
  • John Smith: Scottish politician and Neil Kinnock's replacement as leader of the Labour Party.
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Facts:
  • The followers of Konrad Henlein begin an armed revolt against the Czechoslovak government in Sudetenland. Martial law is declared and after much bloodshed on both sides order is temporarily restored. Neville Chamberlain personally sends a telegram to Hitler urgently requesting that they both meet.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1938?

  • Life: Hungarian guard
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Thomas Corcoran & Benjamin V. Cohen -- Sep. 12, 1938
  • Life: Fall fashions

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Books

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

Rebecca

By: Daphne du Maurier

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young ...

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Northwest Passage

By: Kenneth Roberts

From the front flap of this 709 page John Jakes reprint of this 1936 classic title: "'Northwest Passage' is a timeless classic written by one of America's finest historical novelists, Kenneth Roberts.

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The Citadel

By: A. J. Cronin

"Cronin's distinguished achievement....No one could have written as fine, honest, and moving a study of a young doctor as The Citadel without possessing great literary taste and skill."

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The Yearling

By: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

No novel better epitomizes the love between a child and a pet than The Yearling. Young Jody adopts an orphaned fawn he calls Flag and makes it a part of his family and his best friend.

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