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Friday 26 August 1932

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joe H Engle in Abilene and Luis Salvadores. Love Me Tonight, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

Love Me Tonight

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Charles Ruggles

Country: United States

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Bird of Paradise

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Dolores del Rio, Joel McCrea, John Halliday

Country: United States

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Horse Feathers

Directed by: Norman McLeod

Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx

Country: United States

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The Thirteenth Guest

Directed by: Albert Ray

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Lyle Talbot, J. Farrell MacDonald

Country: United States

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American Madness

Directed by: Frank R. Capra

Starring: Walter Huston, Pat O'Brien, Kay Johnson

Country: United States

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1932 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1965
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General von Schleicher -- Aug. 22, 1932
  • Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1964

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Books

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

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

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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Sons

By: Pearl S. Buck

Second in the trilogy that began with The Good Earth, Buck's classic and starkly real tale of sons rising against their honored fathers tells of the bitter struggle to the death between the old and the new in China.

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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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