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Sunday 3 January 1932

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dabney Coleman and Xavier Orville. Forbidden, directed by Frank R. Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932 while A White Bird Flying by Bess Streeter Aldrich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Television Magic.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Ronald Colman, Helen Hayes, Richard Bennett

Country: United States

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Directed by: James Whale

Starring: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff

Country: United States

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Flying High

Directed by: Charles F. Reisner

Starring: Bert Lahr, Charlotte Greenwood, Pat O'Brien

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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 3 January 1932 ?

  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
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  • Martial law is declared in Honduras to stop revolt by banana workers fired by United Fruit.

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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1932?

  • Science: Science vol. 75 issue 1931
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ki Inukai -- Dec. 28, 1931
  • Science: Science vol. 74 issue 1930

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

A White Bird Flying

By: Bess Streeter Aldrich

Abbie Deal, the matriarch of a pioneer Nebraska family, has died at the beginning of A White Bird Flying, leaving her china and heavy furniture to others and to her granddaughter Laura the secret of her dream of finer things.

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Grand Hotel

By: Vicki Baum

A grand hotel in the center of 1920s Berlin serves as a microcosm of the modern world in Vicki Baum’s celebrated novel, a Weimar-era best seller that retains all its verve and luster today.

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Shadows on the Rock

By: Willa Cather

Willa Cather's novel of seventeenth-century Quebec is a luminous evocation of North American origins, and of the men and women who struggled to adapt to a new world even as they clung to the artifacts and manners of one they ...

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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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