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Friday 24 May 1935

1935-05-24

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes, directed by Leslie S. Hiscott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
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Movies

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

The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Leslie S. Hiscott

Starring: Arthur Wontner, Lyn Harding, Leslie Perrins

Country: United States

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Werewolf of London

Directed by: Stuart Walker

Starring: Henry Hull, Warner Oland, Valerie Hobson

Country: United States

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The Devil Is a Woman

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Lionel Atwill, Edward Everett Horton

Country: United States

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The Informer

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster

Country: United States

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Mark of the Vampire

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan, Bela Lugosi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 1935 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joan Silver: American director and screenwriter.
  • Rusty York: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2014).
  • Joan Micklin Silver: American director.
  • Jim Mora: American football coach, the head coach of the New Orleans Saints and NFL head coach since 1986.
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Facts:
  • 1st major league night baseball game, in Cincinnati (Reds 2, Phil 1)
  • Swedish Princess Ingrid marries Danish crown Prince Frederik (IX)
  • The first night game in Major League Baseball history is played in Cincinnati, Ohio, with the Cincinnati Reds beating the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 at Crosley Field.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1935?

  • Science: Science vol. 81 issue 2108
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hirosi Saito -- May 20, 1935
  • Science: Science vol. 81 issue 2107

Books

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Green Light

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Green Light, 1935 novel by Lloyd Douglas. Hardcover with dust jacket, 326 pages, published by Grosset & Dunlap.

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Vein of Iron

By: Ellen Glasgow

A novel that takes place in the Valley of Virginia, tracing the experience of a family with four generations of strong women.

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Of Time and the River

By: Thomas Wolfe

The second novel by the great American novelist now the subject of a major new film Genius starring Jude Law Colin Firth Dominic West and Nicole Kidman It is 1920 and Eugene Gant leaves the American South for Harvard New ...

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Time Out of Mind

By: Rachel Field

STATED FIRST PRINTING. March 1971 Signet(NAL) mass market paperback, Rachel Field (And Now Tomorrow). After the death of her father, ten year old Kate Fernald and her mother head to the coast of Maine where mom has a job as ...

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