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Friday 17 June 1938

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Judy Kimball-Simon . Lord Jeff, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938 while The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Spelling Bee.
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TV Series

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

Spelling Bee

Starring: F.H. Grisewood

Spelling Bee

Starring: F.H. Grisewood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Lord Jeff

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Freddie Bartholomew, Mickey Rooney, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Holiday

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Doris Nolan

Country: United States

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You and Me

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, George Raft, Robert Cummings

Country: United States

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Warner Baxter, Freddie Bartholomew, Arleen Whelan

Country: United States

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Alexander's Ragtime Band

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
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Facts:
  • Japan declares war on China

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Getrude Lawrence
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles A. Lindbergh & Dr. Alexis Carrel -- June 13, 1938
  • Life: American youth

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Books

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

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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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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Northwest Passage

By: Kenneth Roberts

From the front flap of this 709 page John Jakes reprint of this 1936 classic title: "'Northwest Passage' is a timeless classic written by one of America's finest historical novelists, Kenneth Roberts.

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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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