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Tuesday 20 October 1936

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Larry Mowry and Valeria Fabrizi. Les Misérables, directed by Raymond Bernard, 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 30 days ?

Les Misérables

Directed by: Raymond Bernard

Starring: Harry Baur, Charles Vanel, Paul Azas

Country: United States

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The Charge of the Light Brigade

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles

Country: United States

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The Garden of Allah

Directed by: Richard Boleslawski

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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Libeled Lady

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy

Country: United States

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Ride Ranger Ride

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Kay Hughes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Larry Mowry: San Diego, California -- PGA golfer (1987 Crestar Pepsi Senior).
  • Valeria Fabrizi: Italian actress, singer and television personality.
  • Bobby Seale: American activist co-founded the Black Panther Party.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Carl Hubbell, 26-6, edges out Dizzy Dean, 24-13, for MVP honors in NL
  • Spanish government moves to Barcelona

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cardinal Pacelli -- Oct. 19, 1936
  • Time: Marquess Linlithgow (Victor Alexander John Hope)
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lou Gehrig & Carl Hubbell -- Oct. 5, 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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It Can't Happen Here

By: Sinclair Lewis

“The novel that foreshadowed Donald Trump’s authoritarian appeal.”—SalonIt Can’t Happen Here is the only one of Sinclair Lewis’s later novels to match the power of Main Street, Babbitt, and Arrowsmith.

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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

536pages. in8. Cartonné.

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Drums Along the Mohawk

By: Walter D. Edmonds

The bestselling novel behind John Ford’s acclaimed film starring Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, and Edna May Oliver. When newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin settle in the Mohawk Valley in 1776, they work tirelessly against the elements to build a new ...

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