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Monday 27 December 1937

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Roberto Fascilla . Sex Madness, directed by Dwain Esper, 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 Craftsmen at Work.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Craftsmen at Work

Starring: S.P.B. Mais

Foundations of Cookery

Starring: Marcel Boulestin

BBC TV Cricket

Starring: Richie Benaud, Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards, David Gower

Eric Wild and His Band

Starring: Eric Wild and His Band

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Craftsmen at Work

Starring: S.P.B. Mais

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Sex Madness

Directed by: Dwain Esper

Starring: Vivian McGill, Rose Tapley, Al Rigali

Country: United States

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Directed by: William Cottrell

Starring: Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucille La Verne

Country: United States

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Born to the West

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: John Wayne, Marsha Hunt, Johnny Mack Brown

Country: United States

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Nothing Sacred

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Carole Lombard, Fredric March, Charles Winninger

Country: United States

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A Damsel in Distress

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Fred Astaire, George Burns, Gracie Allen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 December 1937 ?

Holidays:
  • The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
  • R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
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Facts:
  • Bradman scores 246 South Africa vs. Queensland, 364 mins, 20 fours
  • Mae West performs Adam and Eve skit that gets her banned from NBC radio
  • German immigration officials, with no explanation, bar Juan Carlos Zabala of Argentina, 1932 Olympic marathon champion, from entering Germany.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Thanks for the Memory - Shep Fields & His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra
  2. There's a Gold Mine in the Sky - Horace Heidt & His Orchestra
  3. Sweet Someone - Horace Heidt & His Orchestra
  4. In the Still of the Night - Leo Reisman & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ingres portrait
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Walt Disney -- Dec. 27, 1937
  • Life: Hope Chandler

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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