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Monday 6 August 1934

1934-08-06

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Housewife, directed by Alfred E. Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
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Movies

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

Housewife

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: George Brent, Bette Davis, Ann Dvorak

Country: United States

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The Star Packer

Directed by: R.N. Bradbury

Starring: John Wayne, Verna Hillie, George 'Gabby' Hayes

Country: United States

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Of Human Bondage

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, Frances Dee

Country: United States

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Little Miss Marker

Directed by: Alexander Hall

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Dorothy Dell, Charles Bickford

Country: United States

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Mother

Directed by: Vsevolod Pudovkin

Starring: Vera Baranovskaya, Nikolai Batalov, Aleksandr Chistyakov

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ariane Ducrot: French senior official, general curator of the National Archives.
  • Chris Bonington: English mountaineer and author.
  • Billy Boston: Welsh rugby player and soldier.
  • Piers Anthony: British-American sci-fi and fantasy writer whose work is translated into six languages.
  • Diane Di Prima: American poet and artist, who participated in the emerging Beat movement of the late 1950s and early 1960s in Manhattan.
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Facts:
  • US troops leave Haiti, which had been occupied since 1915

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  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dr. Kurt Schmitt -- Aug. 6, 1934
  • Science: Science vol. 80 issue 2066
  • Esquire

Books

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Anthony Adverse

By: Hervey Allen

Anthony Adverse

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Lamb in His Bosom

By: Caroline Miller

In 1934, Caroline Miller's novel Lamb in His Bosom won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature. It was the first novel by a Georgia author to win a Pulitzer, soon followed by Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind in 1937.

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So Red the Rose

By: Stark Young

Young's novel of war coming to the Natchez region of Mississippi has long been considered one of the best of Civil War novels. “If you would understand what was best in the Old South, its attitude toward life, you will ...

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Good-bye, Mr. Chips

By: James Hilton

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (originally, Good-bye, Mr. Chips) is a short novel about the life of a schoolteacher, Mr. Chipping, written by the English writer James Hilton, published in the United States in June 1934 by Little, Brown and Company and ...

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