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Thursday 20 January 1938

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include William Berger and Derek Dougan. The Dybbuk, directed by Michal Waszynski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938 while My Son, My Son! by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Comedy Cabaret.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Comedy Cabaret

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

Comedy Cabaret

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Craftsmen at Work

Starring: S.P.B. Mais

Foundations of Cookery

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

BBC TV Cricket

Starring: Richie Benaud, Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards, David Gower

Movies

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

The Dybbuk

Directed by: Michal Waszynski

Starring: Abraham Morewski, Ajzyk Samberg, Mojzesz Lipman

Country: United States

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The Buccaneer

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Fredric March, Franciska Gaal, Akim Tamiroff

Country: United States

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Tarzan's Revenge

Directed by: D. Ross Lederman

Starring: Glenn Morris, Eleanor Holm, George Barbier

Country: United States

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In Old Chicago

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche

Country: United States

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Sex Madness

Directed by: Dwain Esper

Starring: Vivian McGill, Rose Tapley, Al Rigali

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 January 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • King Farouk of Egypt marries Queen Farida Zulficar in Cairo.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Oil business
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Frank Lloyd Wright -- Jan. 17, 1938
  • Life: Koalas

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Books

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

My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

My Son My Son [Jun 01, 1938] Spring, Howard ...

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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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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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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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