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Sunday 21 February 1937

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gary Lockwood in Van Nuys and King Harald. The Amazing Adventure, directed by Alfred Zeisler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937 while And So-Victoria by Vaughan Wilkins was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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

Cook's Night Out

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Re-View

Starring: William Stephens, Roy Ellis, Queenie Leonard, Harry Foster

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Composer at the Piano

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Pre-View

Starring: Jasmine Bligh, Elizabeth Cowell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dish of the Month

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

The Amazing Adventure

Directed by: Alfred Zeisler

Starring: Cary Grant, Mary Brian, Peter Gawthorne

Country: United States

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The Good Earth

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Starring: Paul Muni, Luise Rainer, Walter Connolly

Country: United States

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You Only Live Once

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Henry Fonda, Barton MacLane

Country: United States

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Sabotage

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester

Country: United States

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Fire Over England

Directed by: William K. Howard

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson, Vivien Leigh

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gary Lockwood in Van Nuys: California, USA; actor (2001, Survival Zone, Lieutenant).
  • King Harald: V of Norway.
  • Jilly Cooper: British writer with a voluminous output that ranges from romantic novels and short stories to humor pieces.
  • Harald V : Norwegian royalty, assuming the throne upon the death of his dad, Olva V, on 1/17/1991, Oslo.
  • Ron Clarke: in Australia; runner (held 19 world records).
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Facts:
  • Initial flight of the first successful flying car, Waldo Waterman's Arrowbile.
  • The League of Nations bans foreign national ''volunteers'' in the Spanish Civil War.
  • March ndash The first issue of ''Detective Comics'' is published in the United States. Twenty-seven issues later, ''Detective Comics'' introduces Batman. The magazine goes on to become the longest continually published comic book in American history it is still published .

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1937?

  • Life: Japanese General
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cardinal Dougherty -- Feb. 15, 1937
  • Life: Wyoming Winter

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Books

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

And So-Victoria

By: Vaughan Wilkins

Wilkins was noted for his novel And So-Victoria --about Queen Victoria. Has lineage chart from George II 1700 to Charles, dicke of Brunswick d. 1873

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Northwest Passage (novel)

By: Kenneth Roberts

NORTHWEST PASSAGE [NOVEL]

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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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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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