Tuesday 28 August 1934
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Février-Vincent and John Stephen.
Chained, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1934 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
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Pierre Février-Vincent: French horse jockey, harness driver and trainer.
John Stephen: British clothing retailer, dubbed by the media "The £1m Mod" and "The King Of Carnaby Street.
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1934?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cecil B. DeMille -- Aug. 27, 1934
- Science: Science vol. 80 issue 2069
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cavalcade -- Aug. 20, 1934
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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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