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Monday 26 March 1934

1934-03-26

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Death Takes a Holiday, directed by Mitchell Leisen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
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Movies

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Death Takes a Holiday

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Starring: Fredric March, Evelyn Venable, Guy Standing

Country: United States

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Crown of Thorns

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Gregori Chmara, Henny Porten, Asta Nielsen

Country: United States

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Jimmy the Gent

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: James Cagney, Bette Davis, Allen Jenkins

Country: United States

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The House of Rothschild

Directed by: Alfred Werker

Starring: George Arliss, Boris Karloff, Loretta Young

Country: United States

Midnight

Directed by: Chester Erskin

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Sidney Fox, O.P. Heggie

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 March 1934 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
  • Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
Famous Birthdays:
  • G T Pryce: CEO (Dalgety).
  • Alan Arkin in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Catch 22, In-Laws, Simon, Wait Until Dark).
  • Gino Cappelletti ORFU: AFL running back (AFL Player of Year 1964).
  • Alan Arkin: American actor-director-writer, one of only five actors to receive an Academy Award nomination for his first screen appearance, which was in "The Russians are Coming! The Russians are Coming!" 1967: He received the 1967 Golden Globe award for his work.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Driving test introduced in the United Kingdom.
  • The driving test is introduced in the United Kingdom.

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

  • Time: George Arliss in character as Mayer Amschel Rothschild in the film 'The House of Rothschild.'
  • Science: Science vol. 79 issue 2047
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator Robert F. Wagner -- Mar. 19, 1934

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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