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Saturday 25 July 1936

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dave Sime and Gerry Ashmore. Mary of Scotland, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 while The Last Puritan by George Santayana was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mary of Scotland

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge

Country: United States

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Satan Met a Lady

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Bette Davis, Warren William, Alison Skipworth

Country: United States

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Poor Little Rich Girl

Directed by: Irving Cummings

Starring: Shirley Temple, Alice Faye, Gloria Stuart

Country: United States

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Secret Agent

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: John Gielgud, Madeleine Carroll, Robert Young

Country: United States

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Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel

Country: United States

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Which were the important events of 25 July 1936 ?

  • St. Thea
  • Roman festivals - Furinalia
  • Cuba - Eve of Revolution Day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Foundation of Santiago de QuerTtaro
  • Puerto Rico - Constitution Day (1952)
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  • 115 acre Orchard Beach opens in the Bronx

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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1936?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Benito Mussolini -- July 20, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joe DiMaggio -- July 13, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John L. Lewis -- July 6, 1936

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

The Last Puritan

By: George Santayana

Santayana's The Last Puritan, 1st Ed by George Santayana. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. First edition. 602 pages. Hardcover w/Jacket. Solid copy, moderate wear

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It Can't Happen Here

By: Sinclair Lewis

“The novel that foreshadowed Donald Trump’s authoritarian appeal.”—SalonIt Can’t Happen Here is the only one of Sinclair Lewis’s later novels to match the power of Main Street, Babbitt, and Arrowsmith.

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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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By: Charles Morgan

536pages. in8. Cartonné.

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