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Thursday 20 October 1932

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Roosevelt Brown and William Christopher in Evanstown. Red Dust, directed by Clark Gable, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932 On TV people were watching Talkie Songs.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Red Dust

Directed by: Clark Gable

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Don Dillaway

Country: United States

Trouble in Paradise

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall

Country: United States

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The Old Dark House

Directed by: James Whale

Starring: Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton

Country: United States

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One Way Passage

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: William Powell, Kay Francis, Frank McHugh

Country: United States

Rain

Directed by: Fred Howard

Starring: Gary Cooper, Charles Laughton, W.C. Fields

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 1932 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roosevelt Brown: Virginia, United States -- NFL hall of fame tackle (New York Giants).
  • William Christopher in Evanstown: Illinois, USA; actor (Father Mulcahy - M*A*S*H).
  • Michael McClure: American poet, essayist and playwright who, along with Beat poet Allen Ginsberg and four others, performed their poetry in a famous public reading at the Six Gallery in San Francisco in October 1955.
  • Michael Mc: Marysville Writer.
  • Rosey Brown: American football player and coach (d. 2004).
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Facts:
  • Journalist, Robert Trout, joins CBS

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1932?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lily Pons -- Oct. 17, 1932
  • Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1972
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King George V -- Oct. 10, 1932

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Good Earth

By: Pearl S. Buck

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 ...

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The Fountain

By: Charles Morgan

"The reader will be enchanted by the beauty of the setting, fascinated by the subtlety of the spiritual reasoning, the provisional speculations, enthralled by the ethereal love story..."

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Sons

By: Pearl S. Buck

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.

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Magnolia Street

By: Louis Golding

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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