Sunday 20 May 1934
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Thin Man, directed by W.S. Van Dyke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 May 1934 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1934?
- Science: Science vol. 79 issue 2055
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Samuel Insull -- May 14, 1934
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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.
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 ...
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (originally, Good-bye, Mr. Chips) is a short novel about the life of a schoolteacher, Mr. Chipping, written by the English writer James Hilton, published in the United States in June 1934 by Little, Brown and Company and ...
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