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Monday 16 August 1937

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lorraine Gary and David Anderson. Dead End, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937 On TV people were watching The Mizzen Cross Trees.
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Movies

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

Dead End

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart, Wendy Barrie

Country: United States

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Confession

Directed by: Joe May

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

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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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Souls at Sea

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Gary Cooper, George Raft, Frances Dee, Henry Wilcoxon

Country: United States

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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

Wimbledon

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1937 ?

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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