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Wednesday 20 July 1938

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lord McGowan and Dame Diana Rigg. Love Finds Andy Hardy, directed by George B. Seitz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938 while Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Order to View.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Order to View

Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Order to View

Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ann and Harold

Starring: Louis Goodrich

Ann and Harold

Starring: Louis Goodrich

Spelling Bee

Starring: F.H. Grisewood

Movies

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

Love Finds Andy Hardy

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Lewis Stone

Country: United States

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The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Claire Trevor

Country: United States

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Algiers

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Charles Boyer, Hedy Lamarr, Sigrid Gurie

Country: United States

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Lord Jeff

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Freddie Bartholomew, Mickey Rooney, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Holiday

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Doris Nolan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 July 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
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Facts:
  • Finland awarded 1940 Olympic games after Japan withdraws
  • The United States Department of Justice files suit in New York City against the motion picture industry charging violations of the Sherman Antitrust Act in regards to the studio system. The case would eventually result in a break-up of the industry in 1948.

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Magazine Covers

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  • Life: Camisoles
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Harry L. Hopkins -- July 18, 1938
  • Life: Shirley Temple

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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 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

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

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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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