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Sunday 24 April 1938

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carroll Dale . International Crime, directed by Charles Lamont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938 while The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Boat Race.
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TV Series

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

The Boat Race

Starring: Clare Balding, Andrew Cotter, Wayne Pommen, Helen Skelton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Byng-Ho!

Starring: Douglas Byng, The BBC Television Orchestra

Byng-Ho!

Starring: Douglas Byng, The BBC Television Orchestra

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Comedy Cabaret

Starring: Molly Fisher, Charles Heslop, Arthur Prince, George Robey

Comedy Cabaret

Starring: Molly Fisher, Charles Heslop, Arthur Prince, George Robey

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

International Crime

Directed by: Charles Lamont

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Astrid Allwyn, Thomas E. Jackson

Country: United States

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Test Pilot

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy

Country: United States

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Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars

Directed by: Ford Beebe

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton

Country: United States

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Bluebeard's Eighth Wife

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper, Edward Everett Horton

Country: United States

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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Shirley Temple, Randolph Scott, Jack Haley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Lindenheuvel soccer team forms.
  • Konstantin Päts becomes president of Estonia.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Paulette Goddard
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lewis Mumford -- Apr. 18, 1938
  • Life: Monogram craze

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Books

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

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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Northwest Passage

By: Kenneth Roberts

From the front flap of this 709 page John Jakes reprint of this 1936 classic title: "'Northwest Passage' is a timeless classic written by one of America's finest historical novelists, Kenneth Roberts.

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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

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

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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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