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Friday 26 January 1934

1934-01-26

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). This Side of Heaven, directed by William K. Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

This Side of Heaven

Directed by: William K. Howard

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Fay Bainter, Mae Clarke

Country: United States

The Ninth Guest

Directed by: R. William Neill

Starring: Donald Cook, Genevieve Tobin, Hardie Albright

Country: United States

The Lucky Texan

Directed by: Robert N. Bradbury

Starring: John Wayne, Barbara Sheldon, George 'Gabby' Hayes

Country: United States

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Sons of the Desert

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase

Country: United States

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Design for Living

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Fredric March, Gary Cooper, Miriam Hopkins

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roger Landry: Canadian businessman and newspaper publisher.
  • Charles Marowitz: American director playwright and critic.
  • Émile Louis: French serial killer who raped and killed young girls placed in a government institution for disabled and abandoned kids.
  • Bob Uecker: American baseball player, sportscaster, actor and comedian.
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Facts:
  • Bradman scores 128 NSW vs. Victoria, 96 mins, 17 fours 4 sixes
  • Nazi Germany and Poland sign non-attack treaty for 10 years
  • The Apollo Theater reopens in Harlem, New York City.
  • German-Polish Non-Aggression Pact is signed.

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

  • Science: Science vol. 79 issue 2039
  • Time: Chairman of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation
  • Science: Science vol. 79 issue 2038

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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