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Wednesday 23 June 1937

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Martti Ahtisaari and Alan Haselhurst. Wee Willie Winkie, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937 On TV people were watching Wimbledon.
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TV Series

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

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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Queue for Song

Starring: Queenie Leonard, Dennis Van Thai

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Masks Through the Ages

Starring: Duncan Melvin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Wee Willie Winkie

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Shirley Temple, Victor McLaglen, C. Aubrey Smith

Country: United States

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A Day at the Races

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx

Country: United States

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Kid Galahad

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart

Country: United States

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Charlie Chan at the Olympics

Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone

Starring: Warner Oland, Katherine DeMille, Pauline Moore

Country: United States

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Captains Courageous

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 June 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
  • Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
Famous Birthdays:
  • Martti Ahtisaari: Finnish captain and politician 10th President of Finland Nobel Prize laureate.
  • Alan Haselhurst: English academic and politician.
  • Niki Sullivan: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Crickets) (d. 2004).
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Woman Kissing Column
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dr. Morris Fishbein -- June 21, 1937
  • Life: US Senator Lewis

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Books

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

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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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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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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