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Thursday 17 December 1936

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frank Martinus Arion [F Efraim M] and Roland Sheldon. Camille, directed by George Cukor, 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 Sea Stories.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Movies

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

Camille

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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Great Guy

Directed by: John G. Blystone

Starring: James Cagney, Mae Clarke, James Burke

Country: United States

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Lloyd's of London

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Madeleine Carroll, Freddie Bartholomew

Country: United States

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The Plainsman

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, James Ellison

Country: United States

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Come and Get It

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Edward Arnold, Joel McCrea, Frances Farmer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and dummy Charlie McCarthy make their radio debut on Rudy Vallee's Royal Gelatin Hour.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1936 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I'm in a Dancing Mood - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra
  2. When My Dream Boat Comes Home - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1936?

  • Life: Canterbury
  • Time: Photo courtesy of James T. Soby
  • Life: Skiing

Books

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

White Banners

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

536pages. in8. Cartonné.

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Gone with the Wind

By: Margaret Mitchell

Since its original publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all time—has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.Widely

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It Can't Happen Here

By: Sinclair Lewis

“The novel that foreshadowed Donald Trump’s authoritarian appeal.”—SalonIt Can’t Happen Here is the only one of Sinclair Lewis’s later novels to match the power of Main Street, Babbitt, and Arrowsmith.

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