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Thursday 23 July 1936

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anthony Kennedy and Don Drysdale. Mary of Scotland, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 while Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mary of Scotland

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge

Country: United States

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Satan Met a Lady

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Bette Davis, Warren William, Alison Skipworth

Country: United States

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Poor Little Rich Girl

Directed by: Irving Cummings

Starring: Shirley Temple, Alice Faye, Gloria Stuart

Country: United States

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Secret Agent

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: John Gielgud, Madeleine Carroll, Robert Young

Country: United States

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Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel

Country: United States

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Which were the important events of 23 July 1936 ?

  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
  • Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
Famous Birthdays:
  • Anthony Kennedy: American attorney and Judge, confirmed as Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court on 2/18/1988 stemming from a background of 13 years as Appellate Judge on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Sacramento, CA.
  • Don Drysdale: American Hall of Fame baseball pitcher for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers, famous for a 14-season record of 209 wins against 106 losses with 2,486 strikeouts.
  • Michel Dasseux
  • Anthony M Kennedy: California, United States -- 106th Supreme Court Justice (1988- ).
  • Don Drysdale in Van Nuys: California, USA; pitcher (Los Angeles Dodgers, Cy Young 1962).
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  • In Catalonia, Spain, the Unified Socialist Party of Catalonia is founded through the merger of Socialist and Communist parties.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Benito Mussolini -- July 20, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joe DiMaggio -- July 13, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John L. Lewis -- July 6, 1936

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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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White Banners

By: Lloyd C. Douglas


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By: Charles Morgan

536pages. in8. Cartonné.

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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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