Friday 17 August 1934
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Maureen Connally and Vera Talchi.
Treasure Island, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 17 August 1934 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1934?
- Science: Science vol. 80 issue 2068
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Elsa Schiaparelli -- Aug. 13, 1934
- Science: Science vol. 80 issue 2067
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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.
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 ...
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 ...
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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