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Friday 21 October 1932

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Three on a Match, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Three on a Match

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Virginia Davis, Joan Blondell, Anne Shirley

Country: United States

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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

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 21 October 1932 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roy Nichols: American country music guitarist best known as the lead guitarist for Merle Haggard for more than two decades.
  • Pál Csernai: Hungarian footballer and manager (d. 2013).
  • Claude Bessy: French ballerino, ballet master of the Paris Opera Ballet (1970-1971) and director of the Paris Opera Ballet School (1972–2004).
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1973
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lily Pons -- Oct. 17, 1932
  • Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1972

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

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.

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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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