Sunday 16 October 1932
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Red Dust, directed by Clark Gable, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Henry Lewis: American musician and conductor, one of the first black conductors to break the color barrier and lead a major symphony orchestra.
Henry Lewis in Los Angeles: California, USA; conductor/bass (Los Angeles Philharmonic 1955-59).
Detlev Rohwedder: German lawyer, economist and politician.
John Grant: English journalist and politician (d. 2000).
Lucien Paiement: Canadian physician and politician (d. 2013).
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Henry Jay Lewis: Los Angeles, California -- Conductor / bass (LA Philharmonic 1955-59)
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1932?
- Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1972
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King George V -- Oct. 10, 1932
- Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1971
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 ...
Charles Morgan's "The Fountain" by now needs little introduction, having won overwhelming praise, from the best critical minds in England and America.The scene is Enkendaal, the castle of the van Leydens, a Dutch family of ancient lineage.
A New York Times Bestselling Author A Pulitzer Prize-winning Author A Nobel Prize-winning Author Second in the trilogy that began with The Good Earth, Buck's classic and starkly real tale of sons rising against their honored father tells of the ...
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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