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Sunday 16 September 1934

1934-09-16

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Belle of the Nineties, directed by Leo McCarey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
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Movies

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Belle of the Nineties

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Mae West, Roger Pryor, Johnny Mack Brown

Country: United States

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The Scarlet Letter

Directed by: Robert G. Vignola

Starring: Colleen Moore, Hardie Albright, Henry B. Walthall

Country: United States

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The Scarlet Empress

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, John Lodge, Sam Jaffe

Country: United States

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The Barretts of Wimpole Street

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Starring: Norma Shearer, Fredric March, Charles Laughton

Country: United States

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Maniac

Directed by: Dwain Esper

Starring: William Woods, Horace B. Carpenter, Ted Edwards

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marshalla Hazen: American pro astrologer and editor of the Ascendant magazine, which she founded with a dedication to high standards of astrology.
  • Elgin Baylor: NBA star (1958-59 Rookie of the Year-Los Angeles Lakers).
  • George Chakiris: American actor singer and dancer.
  • Ronnie Drew: Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Dubliners) (d. 2008).
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith: English saxophonist (Blues Incorporated The Graham Bond Organisation and Colosseum) (d. 2004).
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What news were making the headlines those days in September 1934?

  • Science: Science vol. 80 issue 2072
  • Time: NRA's general counsel
  • Science: Science vol. 80 issue 2071

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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