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Saturday 30 May 1936

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Galina Shostakovitch and Keir Dullea in Cleveland. Fury, directed by Fritz Lang, 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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TV Series

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

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 ?

Fury

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel

Country: United States

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Show Boat

Directed by: James Whale

Starring: Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Charles Winninger

Country: United States

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Dracula's Daughter

Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: Otto Kruger, Gloria Holden, Marguerite Churchill

Country: United States

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Things to Come

Directed by: William Cameron Menzies

Starring: Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 May 1936 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
  • Saint Gabinus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Galina Shostakovitch: Daughter of Russian composer Dmitri.
  • Keir Dullea in Cleveland: Ohio, USA; actor (2001, 2010, David and Lisa).
  • Keir Dullea: American actor, typecast as a brooding neurotic with the success of his first two films, "The Hoodlum Priest," 1961 and "David and Lisa," 1962.
  • Ruta Lee: Canadian-American dancer and actress who has played in over 300 TV roles.
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Facts:
  • Margaret Mitchell's novel ''Gone with the Wind'' is first published.
  • June
  • A major heat wave strikes North America high temperature records are set and thousands die.
  • The first production model PCC trolley car, built by St. Louis Car Company, is placed in service by Pittsburgh Railways.
  • The general strike in France is ended by the Matignon Agreements.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dr. Joseph DeLee -- May 25, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Governor Alfred Landon -- May 18, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Franz Boas -- May 11, 1936

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Books

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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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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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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White Banners

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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