It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in December 1932 ?
  • Frisco JennyFrisco Jenny
    directed by William A. Wellman
    starring: Ruth Chatterton, Louis Calhern, Helen Jerome Eddy
  • The Animal KingdomThe Animal Kingdom
    directed by Edward H. Griffith
    starring: Ann Harding, Leslie Howard, Myrna Loy
  • Rasputin and the EmpressRasputin and the Empress
    directed by Richard Boleslavsky
    starring: John Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore
  • The MummyThe Mummy
    directed by Karl Freund
    starring: Boris Karloff, Zita Johann, David Manners
  • No Man of Her OwnNo Man of Her Own
    directed by Wesley Ruggles
    starring: Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, Dorothy Mackaill
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Friday, 23 December 1932 ?

Holidays
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
  • Japan - The Emperor's Birthday - Birthday of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan
  • Roman festivals - Larentalia, a festival in honor of Larenta
  • Ancient Latvia - Ziemassvetki held

Famous People born
Revjames Cleveland: Rocker
Tertius Metcalf: Businessman
James Cleveland in Chicago: Illinois, USA; reverend, gospel musician ("Old Time Religion", "It's Me O Lord").

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1932 ?
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Magazine

 Vogue Magazine cover
Vogue Magazine cover

Magazine

 Science vol. 76 issue 1982
Science vol. 76 issue 1982

Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Henry T. Rainey -- Dec. 19, 1932
TIME Magazine Cover: Henry T. Rainey -- Dec. 19, 1932
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Books

The Good Earth - Pearl S. Buck

The Good Earth - Pearl S. Buck

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Books

The Fountain - Charles Morgan

The Fountain - Charles Morgan

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Books

Sons - Pearl S. Buck

Sons - Pearl S. Buck

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Books

Magnolia Street - Louis Golding

Magnolia Street - Louis Golding

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Old Journal Ads

General Electric Radio Ad Model J-107 (1932)General Electric Radio Ad Model J-107 (1932)
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Old Journal Ads

Procter & Gamble Co.s Ivory Soap  National Bankers interest in soap is 99 44/100% (1932)Procter & Gamble Co.s Ivory Soap National Bankers interest in soap is 99 44/100% (1932)
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Old Journal Ads

Macys Radio  Macys New Idea In Radio (1932)Macys Radio Macys New Idea In Radio (1932)
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