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Thursday 19 May 1938

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include James H and Marilyn Chris in Brooklyn. Alexander's Ragtime Band, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
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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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Comedy Cabaret

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Eric Wild and His Band

Starring: Eric Wild and His Band

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Craftsmen at Work

Starring: S.P.B. Mais

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Alexander's Ragtime Band

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 May 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
  • Theophilus of Corte
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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Rebecca

By: Daphne du Maurier

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young ...

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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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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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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

6th printing. Little wear to boards. Content lightly toned with foxing to endpapers. DJ has chips to edges and toning.

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