Monday 16 November 1936
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Shirvani Chalayev and Antonio Gades.
The Plainsman, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
while White Banners by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching London Characters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 16 November 1936 ?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Shirvani Chalayev: Composer.
- Antonio Gades: Spanish flamenco dancer and choreographer who helped to popularise the art form on the international stage.
- John Moore: Australian businessman and politician 46th Australian Minister for Defence.
- German air force begins bombing of Madrid
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1936 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- It's De-Lovely - Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra
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