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Saturday 22 December 1934

1934-12-22

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Forsaking All Others, directed by W.S. Van Dyke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Forsaking All Others

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable

Country: United States

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Bright Eyes

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Shirley Temple, James Dunn, Jane Darwell

Country: United States

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Babes in Toyland

Directed by: Gus Meins

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Virginia Karns

Country: United States

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'Neath the Arizona Skies

Directed by: Harry Fraser

Starring: John Wayne, Sheila Terry, Shirley Jean Rickert

Country: United States

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It's a Gift

Directed by: Norman McLeod

Starring: W.C. Fields, Kathleen Howard, Jean Rouverol

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1934 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Pearson: American stock car racer.
  • Howard Lang: American homicide; at the age of 13 he killed his 7-year-old playmate, Lonnie Fellick, on 18 October 1947.
  • Pierre Bouteiller: French radio and television journalist.
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Facts:
  • 1st flight from Netherlands to Curacao (Christmas flight 1934)
  • Miss Theo Trowbridge sets female bowling record 702 pins in games

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1934 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Blue Danube - Ray Noble & His Orchestra
  2. Believe it, Beloved - Fats Waller
  3. Love is Just Around the Corner - Bing Crosby

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1934?

  • Science: Science vol. 80 issue 2086
  • Time: Franklin Roosevelt's staff: Louis McHenry Howe, Marguerite Le Hand, Marvin Hunter ('Mac') Mclntyre,
  • Science: Science vol. 80 issue 2085

Books

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

Anthony Adverse

By: Hervey Allen

Anthony Adverse

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Lamb in His Bosom

By: Caroline Miller

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.

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So Red the Rose

By: Stark Young

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 ...

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Good-bye, Mr. Chips

By: James Hilton

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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