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Monday 24 August 1936

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include A S Byatt and William J Coyne. As You Like It, directed by Paul Czinner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 On TV people were watching Olympic Games.
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Movies

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As You Like It

Directed by: Paul Czinner

Starring: Elisabeth Bergner, Laurence Olivier, Sophie Stewart, Henry Ainley

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Swing Time

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick

Country: United States

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East Meets West

Directed by: Herbert Mason

Starring: George Arliss, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle, Romney Brent

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Sing, Baby, Sing

Directed by: Sidney Lanfield

Starring: Alice Faye, Adolphe Menjou, Gregory Ratoff, Ted Healy

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Postal Inspector

Directed by: Otto Brower

Starring: Ricardo Cortez, Patricia Ellis, Michael Loring, Bela Lugosi

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TV Series

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Olympic Games

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
  • William J Coyne: (Rep-D-Pennsylvania, 1981- ).
  • A S Byatt: English novelist.
  • Daniel Evans: American executive and CEO in charge of Bob Evans Farms, a restaurant chain and hog farm enterprise.
  • A Byatt: English author and poet.
  • Kenny Guinn: American banker and politician 27th Governor of Nevada (d. 2010).
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Facts:
  • FDR gives FBI authority to pursuit fascists and communists
  • Australian Antarctic Territory created.
  • The Australian Antarctic Territory is created.

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