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Sunday 23 February 1936

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Roger Rivière and Roger Riviere. The Walking Dead, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 while It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Movies

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

The Walking Dead

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Boris Karloff, Ricardo Cortez, Edmund Gwenn

Country: United States

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Wife vs. Secretary

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Myrna Loy

Country: United States

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Follow the Fleet

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott

Country: United States

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The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Fred MacMurray, Henry Fonda

Country: United States

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The Prisoner of Shark Island

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Warner Baxter, Gloria Stuart, Claude Gillingwater

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 February 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roger Rivière: French track and road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional from 1957 to 1960.
  • Roger Riviere: France sport Champion.
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Facts:
  • 1st rocket air mail flight, Greenwood Lake, New York
  • First rocket air mail flight, Greenwood Lake, New York, USA.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Leni Riefenstahl -- Feb. 17, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Marriner S. Eccles -- Feb. 10, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George Santayana -- Feb. 3, 1936

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Books

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

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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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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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

536pages. in8. Cartonné.

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White Banners

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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