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Monday 21 December 1936

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Henri Guybet . After the Thin Man, directed by W.S. Van Dyke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 while The Last Puritan by George Santayana was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sea Stories.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

After the Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart

Country: United States

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Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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Great Guy

Directed by: John G. Blystone

Starring: James Cagney, Mae Clarke, James Burke

Country: United States

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Lloyd's of London

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Madeleine Carroll, Freddie Bartholomew

Country: United States

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The Plainsman

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, James Ellison

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

Sea Stories

Starring: A.B. Campbell

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 December 1936 ?

  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1936 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Easy To Love - Ray Noble & His Orchestra (Vocal Al Bowlly)
  2. Bing Crosby - Let's Call A Heart A Heart

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Magazine Covers

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

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

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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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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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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By: Charles Morgan

536pages. in8. Cartonné.

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