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Wednesday 15 April 1936

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hector Quintanar and Maurice Shock. Things to Come, directed by William Cameron Menzies, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 while Drums Along the Mohawk by Walter D. Edmonds was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Movies

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

Things to Come

Directed by: William Cameron Menzies

Starring: Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft

Country: United States

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Desire

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Gary Cooper, John Halliday

Country: United States

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Flash Gordon

Directed by: Frederick Stephani

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton

Country: United States

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The Great Ziegfeld

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 April 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hector Quintanar: Composer.
  • Maurice Shock: rector (Lincoln College in Oxford).
  • Philippe Euverte: French admiral, commander of French military forces in French Polynesia during the controversial nuclear weapon tests at Moruroa atoll in the mid 1990s.
  • Raymond Poulidor: French bicycle racer, known as the "eternal second" because he never won the Tour de France despite finishing in second place three times, and in third place five times (including his final Tour at the age of 40).
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Facts:
  • First day of the Arab revolt in Palestine.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adolf Hitler -- Apr. 13, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mayor Daniel W. Hoan -- Apr. 6, 1936
  • Esquire

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Books

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

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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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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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

536pages. in8. Cartonné.

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