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Monday 26 November 1934

1934-11-26

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). It's a Gift, directed by Norman McLeod, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

It's a Gift

Directed by: Norman McLeod

Starring: W.C. Fields, Kathleen Howard, Jean Rouverol

Country: United States

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Imitation of Life

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Rochelle Hudson

Country: United States

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Anne of Green Gables

Directed by: George Nicholls Jr.

Starring: Anne Shirley, Tom Brown, O.P. Heggie

Country: United States

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The Painted Veil

Directed by: Richard Boleslawski

Starring: Greta Garbo, Herbert Marshall, George Brent

Country: United States

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The Lawless Frontier

Directed by: R.N. Bradbury

Starring: John Wayne, Sheila Terry, George 'Gabby' Hayes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Mongolia: Independence Day
  • Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
  • Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
  • Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
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Facts:
  • German Theologist Karl Barth surrenders to Nazi
  • Turkish regiment decrees importing family names
  • Universal Pictures releases the first film version of Fannie Hurst's novel, '''''Imitation of Life''''', starring Claudette Colbert and Louise Beavers. It gives Beavers, usually featured in small roles as a maid, her best screen role, and features the largest supporting role played by a black person in a Hollywood film up till then. Its storyline partially revolves around a young mulatto girl rejecting her mother and trying to quotpass for whitequot. It is the first Hollywood film to seriously
  • A running gun battle between FBI agents and bank robber Baby Face Nelson results in the death of one FBI agent and the mortal wounding of special agent Samuel P. Cowley, who was still able to mortally wound Nelson.
  • Bolivian President Daniel Salamanca deposed.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1934 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Ethel Merman - You're the Top

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Supreme Court Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo
  • Science: Science vol. 80 issue 2082
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert La Follett II -- Nov. 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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