Sunday 20 March 1932
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Tarzan the Ape Man, directed by W.S. Van Dyke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
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Which were the important events of 20 March 1932 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
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- Kara-Kalpak Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Kara-Kalpak ASSR.
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What news were making the headlines those days in March 1932?
- Science: Science vol. 75 issue 1942
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Colonel Clarence Young -- Mar. 14, 1932
- Science: Science vol. 75 issue 1941
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.
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