Sunday 26 August 1934
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Chained, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 26 August 1934 ?
- 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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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1934?
- Science: Science vol. 80 issue 2069
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cavalcade -- Aug. 20, 1934
- Science: Science vol. 80 issue 2068
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
In 1934, Caroline Miller's novel LAMB IN HIS BOSOM won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature. It was the first novel by a Georgian to win a Pulitzer, soon followed by Margaret Mitchell's GONE WITH THE WIND in 1937.
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 ...
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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