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Monday 16 May 1938

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marc Hemmeler and Stuart Bell. The Adventures of Robin Hood, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938 while All This, and Heaven Too by Rachel Field was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Boat Race

Starring: Clare Balding, Andrew Cotter, Wayne Pommen, Helen Skelton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Byng-Ho!

Starring: Douglas Byng, The BBC Television Orchestra

Byng-Ho!

Starring: Douglas Byng, The BBC Television Orchestra

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Comedy Cabaret

Starring: Molly Fisher, Charles Heslop, Arthur Prince, George Robey

Comedy Cabaret

Starring: Molly Fisher, Charles Heslop, Arthur Prince, George Robey

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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Vivacious Lady

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Ginger Rogers, James Stewart, James Ellison

Country: United States

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International Crime

Directed by: Charles Lamont

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Astrid Allwyn, Thomas E. Jackson

Country: United States

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Test Pilot

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy

Country: United States

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Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars

Directed by: Ford Beebe

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marc Hemmeler: French jazz pianist and band leader (Marc Hemmeler Trio).
  • Stuart Bell: English lawyer and politician (d. 2012).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st animal breeding society forms (NJ)
  • 38 die in Terminal Hotel fire (Atlanta, Georgia, USA).
  • First animal breeding society forms (New Jersey).

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

  • Life: Chinese Soldier
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Frank R. McNinch -- May 16, 1938
  • Life: Summer styles

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Books

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

All This, and Heaven Too

By: Rachel Field

This number-one bestselling novel is based on the true story of one of the most notorious murder cases in French history. The heroine, Henriette Deluzy-Desportes, governess to the children of the Duc de Praslin, found herself strangely drawn to her ...

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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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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

My Son My Son [Jun 01, 1938] Spring, Howard ...

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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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