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Sunday 17 July 1932

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Niccolo Castiglioni and Vince Guaraldi. Jewel Robbery, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Jewel Robbery

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: William Powell, Kay Francis, Helen Vinson

Country: United States

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Million Dollar Legs

Directed by: Edward Cline

Starring: Jack Oakie, W.C. Fields, Andy Clyde

Country: United States

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Red-Headed Woman

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Jean Harlow, Chester Morris, Lewis Stone

Country: United States

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Grand Hotel

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford

Country: United States

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Scarface

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1932 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
Famous Birthdays:
  • Niccolo Castiglioni: Composer.
  • Vince Guaraldi: Jazz pianist (Charlie Brown TV specials).
  • Johnny ''Red'' Kerr: American basketball player, coach, and longtime Chicago Bulls color commentator (d. 2009).
  • Johnny Kerr: American athlete, pro-basketball player from 1954-1965, nicknamed "Red" for his red hair.
  • Quino : Joaquín Salvador Lavado, better known by his pen name Quino, is a Argentinian cartoonist.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1959
  • Time: Stanford Univerity track star
  • Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1958

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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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