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Wednesday 29 January 1936

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Malcolm Binns and Mark Dempsey. Modern Times, directed by Charlie Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936 On TV people were watching Theatre Parade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Movies

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

Modern Times

Directed by: Charlie Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman

Country: United States

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Rose-Marie

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Reginald Owen

Country: United States

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The Ghost Goes West

Directed by: Ren Clair

Starring: Robert Donat, Jean Parker, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States

Professional Soldier

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Freddie Bartholomew, Gloria Stuart

Country: United States

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Dangerous

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Bette Davis, Franchot Tone, Margaret Lindsay

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 January 1936 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Malcolm Binns: Concert pianist.
  • Mark Dempsey: American minor actor; his film work includes "To Cross the Rubicon" in 1991, "The Prodigal" in 1983, "Oh! Calcutta!" in 1972, "Palm Springs Weekend" in 1963, and "Valley of the Dragons" in 1961.
  • Lucien Cossou: France sport Champion.
  • James Jamerson: American bass player (The Funk Brothers) (d. 1983).
  • Veturi Murthy: Indian poet and songwriter (d. 2010).
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Facts:
  • 1st players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame-Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson
  • The first inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame are announced.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Abby Rockefeller -- Jan. 27, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: J. Pierpont Morgan -- Jan. 20, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arthur H. Compton -- Jan. 13, 1936

Books

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

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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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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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

Sparkenbroke by Morgan, Charles. 8vo. 1st ed.

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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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