It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in March 1934 ?
- Death Takes a Holiday
directed by Mitchell Leisen
starring: Fredric March, Evelyn Venable, Guy Standing
- Crown of Thorns
directed by Robert Wiene
starring: Gregori Chmara, Henny Porten, Asta Nielsen
- Jimmy the Gent
directed by Michael Curtiz
starring: James Cagney, Bette Davis, Allen Jenkins
- The House of Rothschild
directed by Alfred Werker
starring: George Arliss, Boris Karloff, Loretta Young
directed by Chester Erskin
starring: Humphrey Bogart, Sidney Fox, O.P. Heggie
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Which were the important events of Monday, 19 March 1934 ?
Famous People died
Anthony J Block
- Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
- Saint Landoald
- Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
- Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
- Mojoday in Discordianism
- The swallows return to Mission San Juan Capistrano in California.
- The first day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
: lawyer (Dutch strafproces), dies at age 66.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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. [...]
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 find them here, glowing with that same vitality which was theirs in life.”―New [...]
Good-bye, Mr. Chips
by James Hilton
“A minor miracle” -The New York Times "A gem for all time" —The Observer Full of enthusiasm, young English schoolmaster Mr. Chipping came to teach at Brookfield in 1870. [...]
Tell the world why Monday, 19 March 1934 is such a special date for you!