Friday 28 October 1932
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Antonio D'Adamo and Spyros Kyprianou.
Boudu Saved from Drowning, directed by Jean Renoir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 28 October 1932 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 28 October 1932 ?
- St. Anastasia II
- St. Remigius
- Greece - Oxi (No) Day
- Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
- Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Salvius
- St. Abraham
- R.C. Saints - October 28th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Jude (a.k.a Saint Thaddaeus or "of James")
- St. Eadsin
- St. Simon the Zealot (erroneously a.k.a. "the Canaanite")
- St. John Dat
- St. Anglinus
- St. Ferrutius
- St. Fidelis of Como
- Saint Godwin
- St. Honoratus of Vercelli
See other famous people born on 28 October
Antonio D'Adamo: Italian contractor with a degree in engineering, a builder.
Spyros Kyprianou: Cypriot lawyer and politician 2nd President of Cyprus (d. 2002).
Suzy Parker: American model and actress (d. 2003).
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1932?
- Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1974
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rufus D. Isaacs -- Oct. 24, 1932
- Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1973
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Nobel Laureate Pearl S. Buck’s epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Oprah Book Club selection about a vanished China and one family’s shifting fortunes.Though more than seventy years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained ...
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Second in the trilogy that began with The Good Earth, Buck's classic and starkly real tale of sons rising against their honored fathers tells of the bitter struggle to the death between the old and the new in China.
Louis Golding (1895-1958), a Ukrainian-Jewish writer born in Manchester, wrote Magnolia Street, a 1932 bestseller based on the Hightown area of Manchester, as it was in the 1920s featuring a street divided into 'gentile' and 'Jewish' sides.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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