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Monday 20 July 1936

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Barbara A Mikulski and Butch Baird. Satan Met a Lady, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 while Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Satan Met a Lady

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Bette Davis, Warren William, Alison Skipworth

Country: United States

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Poor Little Rich Girl

Directed by: Irving Cummings

Starring: Shirley Temple, Alice Faye, Gloria Stuart

Country: United States

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Secret Agent

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: John Gielgud, Madeleine Carroll, Robert Young

Country: United States

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Fury

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel

Country: United States

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Show Boat

Directed by: James Whale

Starring: Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Charles Winninger

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 July 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
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Facts:
  • The Montreux Convention is signed in Switzerland, authorizing Turkey to fortify the Dardanelles and Bosphorus but guaranteeing free passage to ships of all nations in peacetime.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1936?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Benito Mussolini -- July 20, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joe DiMaggio -- July 13, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John L. Lewis -- July 6, 1936

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Books

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

Gone with the Wind

By: Margaret Mitchell

Since its original publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all time—has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.Widely

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White Banners

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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The Last Puritan

By: George Santayana

Santayana's The Last Puritan, 1st Ed by George Santayana. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. First edition. 602 pages. Hardcover w/Jacket. Solid copy, moderate wear

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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

536pages. in8. Cartonné.

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