Saturday 30 July 1932
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
American Madness, directed by Frank R. Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 30 July 1932 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
Which were the important events of 30 July 1932 ?
- Vanuatu - Independence Day
- St. Julitta (a martyr)
- St. Sennen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
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- 10th modern Olympic games opens in Los Angeles
- Premiere of Walt Disney's Flowers and Trees, the first cartoon short to use Technicolor and the first Academy Award winning cartoon short.
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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1932?
- Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1961
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Earl of Bessborough -- July 25, 1932
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.
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