Friday 27 July 1934
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Star Packer, directed by R.N. Bradbury, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 27 July 1934 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
Which were the important events of 27 July 1934 ?
- Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
- Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
- St. Congall
- The Seven Sleepers, Saints Maximian
- Cuba - Revolution Day, 2nd Day
- St. Luican
See other famous people born on 27 July
John Pardoe: CEO (Sight & Sound Education) / Liberal MP.
Louis HG Lyautey: French Minister of Defense (1916-17), dies at 79.
Hubert Lyautey: French military marshal who governed Morocco for the French and maintained an iron rule of the French protectorate.
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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1934?
- Science: Science vol. 80 issue 2065
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph B. Poindexter -- July 23, 1934
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 Georgia author 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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