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Friday 15 January 1932

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Prestige, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932 while The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Prestige

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Ann Harding, Adolphe Menjou, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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Forbidden

Directed by: Frank R. Capra

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins, Rose Hobart

Country: United States

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À Nous la Liberté

Directed by: Ren Clair

Starring: Raymond Cordy, Henri Marchand, Rolla France

Country: United States

Mata Hari

Directed by: Greta Garbo

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Glenda Farrell

Country: United States

TV Series

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

William Searle

Starring: William Searle

Country: United States

Gladys Kahn

Starring: Gladys Kahn

Country: United States

Strange People

Starring: Henrietta Dunlap

Country: United States

Television Magic

Starring: Edwin Howard

Country: United States

Mortimer Miller

Starring: Mortimer Miller

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lou Jones: American sprinter (d. 2006).
  • : American art director and cartoonist (d. 2015).
  • René Delville: French criminal, a murderer and thief sentenced to death and executed.
  • Dean Smith: US actor / relay runner (1952 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Enrique Raxach: Composer.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Georg Kerschensteiner: German educational theorist and reformer who was a leader in the growth of vocational education in Germany.

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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1932?

  • Science: Science vol. 75 issue 1933
  • Time: B&O Railroad President
  • Science: Science vol. 75 issue 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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