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Sunday 16 August 1936

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 16, 1936). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anita Gillette and Anita Gillette in Baltimore. Swing Time, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 On TV people were watching Olympic Games.
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What the sky looked like on 16 August 1936

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Movies

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

Swing Time

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick

Country: United States

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East Meets West

Directed by: Herbert Mason

Starring: George Arliss, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle, Romney Brent

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The Texas Rangers

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Jack Oakie, Jean Parker, Lloyd Nolan

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Song of Freedom

Directed by: J. Elder Wills

Starring: Paul Robeson, Elisabeth Welch, Esme Percy, Robert Adams

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Sing, Baby, Sing

Directed by: Sidney Lanfield

Starring: Alice Faye, Adolphe Menjou, Gregory Ratoff, Ted Healy

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TV Series

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Olympic Games

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • 11th Olympic games closes in Berlin

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 16, 1936 - Geocentric view

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