Tuesday 17 September 1935
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Return of Peter Grimm, directed by George Nichols Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
The Return of Peter Grimm
Which were the important events of 17 September 1935 ?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
See other famous people born on 17 September
Timothy Bavin: Bishop of Portsmouth.
Ken Kesey: American actor and novelist who worked at various times as a logger, a mental-hospital attendant, a farmer and musician in a band.
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What news were making the headlines those days in September 1935?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dr. Alexis Carrel -- Sep. 16, 1935
- Science: Science vol. 82 issue 2124
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Governor Clyde L. Herring -- Sep. 9, 1935
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Green Light, 1935 novel by Lloyd Douglas. Hardcover with dust jacket, 326 pages, published by Grosset & Dunlap.
A novel that takes place in the Valley of Virginia, tracing the experience of a family with four generations of strong women.
The second novel by the great American novelist now the subject of a major new film Genius starring Jude Law Colin Firth Dominic West and Nicole Kidman It is 1920 and Eugene Gant leaves the American South for Harvard New ...
STATED FIRST PRINTING. March 1971 Signet(NAL) mass market paperback, Rachel Field (And Now Tomorrow). After the death of her father, ten year old Kate Fernald and her mother head to the coast of Maine where mom has a job as ...
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