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Monday 1 February 1932

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Nott and John Hart. Shanghai Express, directed by Josef von Sternberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932 while Sons by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Shanghai Express

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna May Wong

Country: United States

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Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: James Cagney, Loretta Young, George E. Stone

Country: United States

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Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Ann Harding, Adolphe Menjou, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins, Rose Hobart

Country: United States

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Tonight or Never

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Melvyn Douglas, Alison Skipworth

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Television Magic

Starring: Edwin Howard

Country: United States

Mortimer Miller

Starring: Mortimer Miller

Country: United States

Gertrude Hintlian

Starring: Gertrude Hintlian

Country: United States

Hair Fashions

Starring: Ferdinand Graf

Country: United States

William Searle

Starring: William Searle

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1932 ?

  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Nott: British MP.
  • John Hart: Denver, Colorado -- Newsman (CBS News Retrospective, NBC News).
  • John Hart in Denver: Colorado, USA; newsman (CBS News Retrospective, NBC News).
  • Jan Ramberg: Swedish law professor, and arbitration court judge.
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What news were making the headlines those days in February 1932?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Franklin D. Roosevelt -- Feb. 1, 1932
  • Science: Science vol. 75 issue 1935
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Philip Barry -- Jan. 25, 1932

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Pearl S. Buck

The second installment in Pearl S. Buck’s acclaimed Good Earth trilogy: the powerful story of three brothers whose greed will bring their family to the brink of ruinSons begins where The Good Earth ended: Revolution is sweeping through China.

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The Good Earth

By: Pearl S. Buck

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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The Fountain

By: Charles Morgan

"The reader will be enchanted by the beauty of the setting, fascinated by the subtlety of the spiritual reasoning, the provisional speculations, enthralled by the ethereal love story..."

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The Sheltered Life

By: Ellen Glasgow

" The Sheltered Life," writes Carol S. Manning in her Afterword to this new paperback edition, is "a jewel of American literature and deserves recognition as a masterpiece of the Southern

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