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1934

1934 was marked by a number of political events that set the stage for World War II.

1934

In May, the 1934 Constitution establishes the Austrofascist Federal State of Austria. On June 30th, The Night of the Long Knives began in Germany. Through to July 2nd, the Nazis would conduct a series of political assassinations to ensure Hitler’s hold on the country’s government. In August, Hitler officially became Führer of Germany, a title under which the powers of Chancellor of the Republic and President, essentially making him the absolute leader of Germany. This move was supported by 90% of the population during a referendum.

In China, the People’s Liberation Army began the Long March under the command of Mao Zedong, covering over 5600 miles while fleeing from Nationalist forces. Mao would go on to become the leader of communist China.

In the Americas, revolutionary leader Augusto César Sandino is assassinated in Nicaragua on February 21st. In the United States, famous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde are apprehended and killed on May 23rd. Another American outlaw, John Dillinger, a bank robber who captured the imagination of the Western World, escaped from jail in Crown Point, Indiana using a wooden pistol on March 3rd. He would be shot and killed a few months later in Chicago.

In culture, the classic comic strip Flash Gordon debuted on January 7th and Disney character Donald Duck made his first appearance ever in “The Wise Little Hen” on June 9th. The Gothenburg Prize for Poetry was awarded to Rudyard Kipling and William Butler Yeats. Notable births in 1934 include Canadian former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, Israeli economist and Nobel Prize Winner Daniel Kahneman, Italian actress Sophia Loren, Canadian poet, novelist, and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, American inventor Robert Moog, French actress Brigitte Bardot and American astronomer Carl Sagan.

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this year ?

It Happened One Night

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly

Country: United States

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Crown of Thorns

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Gregori Chmara, Henny Porten, Asta Nielsen

Country: United States

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Tarzan and His Mate

Directed by: Cedric Gibbons

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Neil Hamilton

Country: United States

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Twentieth Century

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Barrymore, Carole Lombard, Walter Connolly

Country: United States

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in 1934 ?

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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Popular names

Which were the top popular names given to babies born in 1934 in the USA ?

Top #10 male names
  1. Robert
  2. James
  3. John
  4. William
  5. Richard
  6. Donald
  7. Charles
  8. George
  9. Thomas
  10. Joseph
Top #10 female names
  1. Mary
  2. Betty
  3. Barbara
  4. Shirley
  5. Dorothy
  6. Patricia
  7. Joan
  8. Margaret
  9. Helen
  10. Nancy

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