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Thursday 22 December 1938

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lucien Bouchard and Matty Alou. The Dawn Patrol, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Guest Night

Starring: A.G. Street

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Telecrime

Telecrime

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

Movies

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

The Dawn Patrol

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, David Niven

Country: United States

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A Christmas Carol

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart

Country: United States

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Pygmalion

Directed by: Anthony Asquith

Starring: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson

Country: United States

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The Terror of Tiny Town

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Billy Curtis, Yvonne Moray, 'Little Billy' Rhodes

Country: United States

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Blondie

Directed by: Frank R. Strayer

Starring: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lucien Bouchard: Canadian politician, leader of the Separatist Party that seeks independence of the Province of Quebec.
  • Matty Alou: Dominican-American baseball player and scout (d. 2011).
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1938 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. This Can't Be Love - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Martha Tilton)
  2. Hurry Home - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1938?

  • Life: Mary Martin
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry A. Wallace -- Dec. 19, 1938
  • Life: Champion Labrador Retriever

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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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

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

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The Yearling

By: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

No novel better epitomizes the love between a child and a pet than The Yearling. Young Jody adopts an orphaned fawn he calls Flag and makes it a part of his family and his best friend.

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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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