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Saturday 20 August 1938

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 20, 1938). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Loup Chretien and Alain Vivien. Spawn of the North, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938 On TV people were watching Telecrime.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Spawn of the North

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: George Raft, Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour, Akim Tamiroff

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Smashing the Rackets

Directed by: Lew Landers

Starring: Chester Morris, Frances Mercer, Rita Johnson, Bruce Cabot

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The Crowd Roars

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Taylor, Edward Arnold, Frank Morgan, Maureen O'Sullivan

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Four's a Crowd

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Rosalind Russell, Patric Knowles

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Letter of Introduction

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Andrea Leeds, George Murphy, Edgar Bergen

Country: United States

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Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ann and Harold

Starring: Louis Goodrich

Hunky y Spunky

Spelling Bee

Starring: F.H. Grisewood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

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  • 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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  • Lou Gehrig hits his 23rd career grand slam : a record that still stands.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 20, 1938 - Geocentric view

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