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Thursday 13 October 1932

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). The Old Dark House, directed by James Whale, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Old Dark House

Directed by: James Whale

Starring: Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton

Country: United States

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One Way Passage

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: William Powell, Kay Francis, Frank McHugh

Country: United States

Rain

Directed by: Fred Howard

Starring: Gary Cooper, Charles Laughton, W.C. Fields

Country: United States

A Bill of Divorcement

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: John Barrymore, Katharine Hepburn, Billie Burke

Country: United States

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Maedchen in Uniform

Directed by: Leontine Sagan

Starring: Dorothea Wieck, Hertha Thiele, Emilia Unda

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 1932 ?

Holidays:
  • 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.
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Good Earth

By: Pearl S. Buck

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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The Fountain

By: Charles Morgan

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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Sons

By: Pearl S. Buck

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.

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Magnolia Street

By: Louis Golding

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.

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