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Wednesday 24 October 1934

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Margie Masters and John Cramer. The Trail Beyond, directed by Robert Bradbury, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Trail Beyond

Directed by: Robert Bradbury

Starring: John Wayne, Noah Beery, Verna Hillie

Country: United States

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The Gay Divorcee

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Alice Brady

Country: United States

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The Merry Widow

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Edward Everett Horton

Country: United States

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Cleopatra

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Henry Wilcoxon

Country: United States

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Judge Priest

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Will Rogers, Tom Brown, Anita Louise

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
  • Margie Masters: LPGA golfer.
  • John Cramer: American physicist and writer, who serves as Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.
  • Jean-Baptiste Gourion: French Jewish-born Benedictine monk and auxiliary bishop from 2003 until his death.
  • Vernon Loucks: American administrater and CEO of Baxter International, one of the nations largest hospital equipment supplier.
  • Sanger Shafer: American country songwriter and musician.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1934?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Upton Sinclair -- Oct. 22, 1934
  • Science: Science vol. 80 issue 2077
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rt. Reverend James Perry -- Oct. 15, 1934

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Books

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Anthony Adverse

By: Hervey Allen

Anthony Adverse

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Lamb in His Bosom

By: Caroline Miller

In 1934, Caroline Miller's novel Lamb in His Bosom won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature. It was the first novel by a Georgia author to win a Pulitzer, soon followed by Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind in 1937.

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So Red the Rose

By: Stark Young

Young's novel of war coming to the Natchez region of Mississippi has long been considered one of the best of Civil War novels. “If you would understand what was best in the Old South, its attitude toward life, you will ...

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Good-bye, Mr. Chips

By: James Hilton

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (originally, Good-bye, Mr. Chips) is a short novel about the life of a schoolteacher, Mr. Chipping, written by the English writer James Hilton, published in the United States in June 1934 by Little, Brown and Company and ...

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