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Friday, 23 December 1932

1932-12-23

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Frisco Jenny, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Frisco Jenny

Frisco Jenny

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Ruth Chatterton, Louis Calhern, Helen Jerome Eddy

Country: United States

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The Animal Kingdom

The Animal Kingdom

Directed by: Edward H. Griffith

Starring: Ann Harding, Leslie Howard, Myrna Loy

Country: United States

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Rasputin and the Empress

Rasputin and the Empress

Directed by: Richard Boleslavsky

Starring: John Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

The Mummy

The Mummy

Directed by: Karl Freund

Starring: Boris Karloff, Zita Johann, David Manners

Country: United States

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No Man of Her Own

No Man of Her Own

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

Starring: Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, Dorothy Mackaill

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Talkie Songs

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

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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
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Willow Weep for Me - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 23 December 1932 to enjoy the time of your life

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1982
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry T. Rainey -- Dec. 19, 1932
  • Vogue

Books

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

The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

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

The Fountain

By: Charles Morgan

"The reader will be enchanted by the beauty of the setting, fascinated by the subtlety of the spiritual reasoning, the provisional speculations, enthralled by the ethereal love story..."

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Sons by Pearl S. Buck

Sons

By: Pearl S. Buck

A New York Times Bestselling Author A Pulitzer Prize-winning Author A Nobel Prize-winning Author Second in the trilogy that began with The Good Earth, Buck's classic and starkly real tale of sons rising against their honored father tells of the ...

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Magnolia Street by Louis Golding

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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