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Tuesday 20 August 1935

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charles Shere and Justin Tubb in San Antonio. Broadway Melody of 1936, directed by Roy Del Ruth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935 while Green Light by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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Broadway Melody of 1936

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Jack Benny, Eleanor Powell, Robert Taylor

Country: United States

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The Crusades

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Loretta Young, Henry Wilcoxon, Ian Keith

Country: United States

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Alice Adams

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone

Country: United States

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The Call of the Wild

Directed by: William Wellman

Starring: Clark Gable, Loretta Young, Jack Oakie

Country: United States

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China Seas

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Facts:
  • Military coup by General Pons and President Ibarra in Ecuador

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1935?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jean Harlow -- Aug. 19, 1935
  • Science: Science vol. 82 issue 2120
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Queen Wilhelmina -- Aug. 12, 1935

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Books

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Green Light

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Green Light, 1935 novel by Lloyd Douglas. Hardcover with dust jacket, 326 pages, published by Grosset & Dunlap.

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Time Out of Mind

By: Rachel Field

STATED FIRST PRINTING. March 1971 Signet(NAL) mass market paperback, Rachel Field (And Now Tomorrow). After the death of her father, ten year old Kate Fernald and her mother head to the coast of Maine where mom has a job as ...

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Of Time and the River

By: Thomas Wolfe

The second novel by the great American novelist now the subject of a major new film Genius starring Jude Law Colin Firth Dominic West and Nicole Kidman It is 1920 and Eugene Gant leaves the American South for Harvard New ...

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Good-bye, Mr. Chips

By: James Hilton

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (originally, Good-bye, Mr. Chips) is a short novel about the life of a schoolteacher, Mr. Chipping, written by the English writer James Hilton, published in the United States in June 1934 by Little, Brown and Company and ...

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