It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in December 1932 ?
- Frisco Jenny
directed by William A. Wellman
starring: Ruth Chatterton, Louis Calhern, Helen Jerome Eddy
- The Animal Kingdom
directed by Edward H. Griffith
starring: Ann Harding, Leslie Howard, Myrna Loy
- Rasputin and the Empress
directed by Richard Boleslavsky
starring: John Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore
- The Mummy
directed by Karl Freund
starring: Boris Karloff, Zita Johann, David Manners
- No Man of Her Own
directed by Wesley Ruggles
starring: Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, Dorothy Mackaill
Which were the important events of Friday, 23 December 1932 ?
Famous People born
- 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
James Cleveland in Chicago
: Illinois, USA; reverend, gospel musician ("Old Time Religion", "It's Me O Lord").
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1932 ?
Vogue Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Henry T. Rainey -- Dec. 19, 1932
Science vol. 76 issue 1982
The Good Earth - Pearl S. Buck
The Fountain - Charles Morgan
Sons - Pearl S. Buck
Magnolia Street - Louis Golding
Denney & Denneys Herbal Preparations Bask In The Sun- and still be the Lovely Lady in candlelight (1932)
U.s. Tires Ad 2 Page (1932)
Chas. H. Phillips Chemical Co.s Milk of Magnesia The Law (1932)
Tell the world why Friday, 23 December 1932 is such a special date for you!