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

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

Magazine

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

Magazine

 Vogue Magazine cover
Vogue Magazine cover
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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

Chas. H. Phillips Chemical Co.s Milk of Magnesia  Quick facts for the busy Doctor about Phillips Milk of Magnesia (1932)Chas. H. Phillips Chemical Co.s Milk of Magnesia Quick facts for the busy Doctor about Phillips Milk of Magnesia (1932)
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Old Journal Ads

Camel Cigarettes Color Ad 2 Page (1932)Camel Cigarettes Color Ad 2 Page (1932)
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