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Friday 24 June 1938

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Boris Lagutin and Lowell Cross. Lord Jeff, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938 while The Citadel by A. J. Cronin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Spelling Bee.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Spelling Bee

Starring: F.H. Grisewood

Spelling Bee

Starring: F.H. Grisewood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

Movies

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

Lord Jeff

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Freddie Bartholomew, Mickey Rooney, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Holiday

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Doris Nolan

Country: United States

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You and Me

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, George Raft, Robert Cummings

Country: United States

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Warner Baxter, Freddie Bartholomew, Arleen Whelan

Country: United States

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Alexander's Ragtime Band

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 500 ton meteorite lands near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • In Chicora, Pennsylvania, USA, a cow is struck and injured by a 450-ton falling meteorite.
  • Pieces of a meteor, estimated to have weighed 450 metric tons when it hit the Earth's atmosphere and exploded, land near Chicora, Pennsylvania.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Rudolph Valentino
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert W. Wood -- June 20, 1938
  • Life: Getrude Lawrence

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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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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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My Son, My Son!

By: Howard Spring

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

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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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