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Thursday 16 December 1937

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ed Ruscha and Joyce Bulifant in Newport News. Lady Behave!, directed by Lloyd Corrigan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937 On TV people were watching Intimate Cabaret.
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Movies

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

Lady Behave!

Directed by: Lloyd Corrigan

Starring: Sally Eilers, Neil Hamilton, Joseph Schildkraut, Grant Mitchell

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La Habanera

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Zarah Leander, Ferdinand Marian, Karl Martell, Julia Serda

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Bulldog Drummond's Revenge

Directed by: Louis King

Starring: John Barrymore, John Howard, Louise Campbell, Reginald Denny

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Wallaby Jim of the Islands

Directed by: Charles Lamont

Starring: George Houston, Ruth Coleman, Douglas Walton, Wilhelm von Brincken

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Young Dynamite

Directed by: Leslie Goodwins

Starring: Frankie Darro, Kane Richmond, Charlotte Henry, Willy Castello

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TV Series

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

Intimate Cabaret

Starring: Evel Burns, Truda Binarová, Oliver Wakefield

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Body-Line

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Round the Film Studios

Starring: Patrick Barr, John Paddy Carstairs, John Clements, Joan Gardner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe attempt to escape from the American federal prison on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay; neither is ever seen again.
  • The original production of the musical ''Me and My Girl'' opens at the West End Victoria Palace Theatre in London. A later revival of this musical would win an award.

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