Thursday 13 October 1932
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jack Colvin and Johnny Lytle.
The Old Dark House, directed by James Whale, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
On TV people were watching Talkie Songs.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 13 October 1932 ?
- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
See other famous people born on 13 October
Jack Colvin: American actor (d. 2005).
Johnny Lytle: American jazz musician, a drummer and vibraphone player.
Liliane Montevecchi: French-Italian actress, dancer and singer, widely known for having played with Brando, Presley.
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1932?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King George V -- Oct. 10, 1932
- Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1971
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator Huey P. Long -- Oct. 3, 1932
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Nobel Laureate Pearl S. Buck’s epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Oprah Book Club selection about a vanished China and one family’s shifting fortunes.Though more than seventy years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained ...
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Second in the trilogy that began with The Good Earth, Buck's classic and starkly real tale of sons rising against their honored fathers tells of the bitter struggle to the death between the old and the new in China.
Louis Golding (1895-1958), a Ukrainian-Jewish writer born in Manchester, wrote Magnolia Street, a 1932 bestseller based on the Hightown area of Manchester, as it was in the 1920s featuring a street divided into 'gentile' and 'Jewish' sides.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 13 October 1932 is such a special date for you!