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Monday 29 August 1938

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elliott Gould in Queens and Robert Rubin United States Secretary of the Treasury 1995. Carefree, directed by Mark Sandrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938 while My Son, My Son! by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Telecrime.
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TV Series

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

Telecrime

Telecrime

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

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Starring: Edward Cooper, Billy Milton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ann and Harold

Starring: Louis Goodrich

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Carefree

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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You Can't Take It with You

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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Block-Heads

Directed by: John G. Blystone

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Patricia Ellis

Country: United States

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Four Daughters

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Claude Rains, John Garfield, Jeffrey Lynn

Country: United States

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Letter of Introduction

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Andrea Leeds, George Murphy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1938 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Sunshades
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lázaro Cárdenas -- Aug. 29, 1938
  • Life: Rogers and Astaire

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Books

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

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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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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All This, and Heaven Too

By: Rachel Field

This number-one bestselling novel is based on the true story of one of the most notorious murder cases in French history. The heroine, Henriette Deluzy-Desportes, governess to the children of the Duc de Praslin, found herself strangely drawn to her ...

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