Tuesday 20 September 1932
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Maedchen in Uniform, directed by Leontine Sagan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 20 September 1932 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
Which were the important events of 20 September 1932 ?
Wovoka: American Northern Paiute religious leader (Born 1856).
Max Slevogt: German Impressionist painter and illustrator, best known for his landscapes.
- Chicago Cubs clinch the NL pennant
- Dutch South Seas rebaptized in IJsselmeer
- Gandhi begins hunger strike against treatment of untouchables
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What news were making the headlines those days in September 1932?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Colonel Jacob Ruppert -- Sep. 19, 1932
- Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1968
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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