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Saturday 23 October 1937

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Vassiliu and Carlos Lamarca. Stand-In, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937 while The Years by Virginia Woolf was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Body-Line.
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TV Series

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

Body-Line

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Round the Film Studios

Starring: Patrick Barr, John Paddy Carstairs, John Clements, Joan Gardner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

Movies

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

Stand-In

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Leslie Howard, Humphrey Bogart, Joan Blondell

Country: United States

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Conquest

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Greta Garbo, Charles Boyer, Reginald Owen

Country: United States

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The Awful Truth

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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Heidi

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Shirley Temple, Jean Hersholt, Arthur Treacher

Country: United States

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Something to Sing About

Directed by: Victor Schertzinger

Starring: James Cagney, Evelyn Daw, William Frawley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1937 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Rosalie - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Veil craze
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ernest Hemingway -- Oct. 18, 1937
  • Life: USC Football Captain

Books

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

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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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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Drums Along the Mohawk

By: Walter D. Edmonds

The bestselling novel behind John Ford’s acclaimed film starring Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, and Edna May Oliver. When newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin settle in the Mohawk Valley in 1776, they work tirelessly against the elements to build a new ...

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Northwest Passage (novel)

By: Kenneth Roberts

NORTHWEST PASSAGE [NOVEL]

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