Thursday 19 May 1932
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Elena Poniatowska and Claude Blanchard.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 May 1932 ?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
See other famous people born on 19 May
Elena Poniatowska: Mexican journalist and author, specializing in works on social and political issues focused on those considered to be disenfranchised especially women and the poor.
Claude Blanchard: French-Canadian singer, comedian and actor (Born 1932).
Alma Cogan: English singer (Born 1932).
Paul Erdman: American economist and author (Born 1932).
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1932?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Edouard Herriot -- May 16, 1932
- Science: Science vol. 75 issue 1950
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rt. Reverend Freemen -- May 9, 1932
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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