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Sunday 22 August 1937

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Max Hebditch and Donald MacLeary. Dead End, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937 while Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell 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 ?

The Mizzen Cross Trees

Starring: Edward Crowther, John Goss, Taylor Harris, Roderick Jones

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Wimbledon

Starring: Sue Barker, John McEnroe, Tim Henman, Andy Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Sports Review

Starring: Howard Marshall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

For the Children

Starring: Mary Adams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Disorderly Room

Starring: Harry Cranley, Tommy Handley, Fred Hudson, Len Maxwell

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Dead End

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart

Country: United States

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The Life of Emile Zola

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Paul Muni, Gale Sondergaard, Joseph Schildkraut

Country: United States

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Souls at Sea

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Gary Cooper, George Raft, Frances Dee

Country: United States

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Stella Dallas

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles, Anne Shirley

Country: United States

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San Quentin

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Pat O'Brien, Ann Sheridan, Humphrey Bogart

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
Famous Birthdays:
  • Max Hebditch: Director (Museum of London).
  • Donald MacLeary: Scottish dancer, a ballet master.
  • Pat Taylor: American sociopath, a woman who left a tornado of destruction in her lifetime of lies, concealment, conniving, stealing, manipulation, seduction and betrayal.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Summer Camp
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Paul Muni -- Aug. 16, 1937
  • Life: Black Man on Watermelon Cart

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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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The Years

By: Virginia Woolf

The principal theme of this ambitious book is Time, threading together three generations of an upper-class English family, the Pargiters. The characters come and go, meet, talk, think, dream, grow older, in a continuous ritual of life that eludes meaning.

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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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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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