Sunday 7 August 1932
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ann Harding and Maria M L "Marijke" Bakker.
Love Me Tonight, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
while The Sheltered Life by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 August 1932 ?
- Ann Harding: United States -- Actress (East is West, Janie).
- Maria M L "Marijke" Bakker: Dutch actress (Mammaloe-Pipo the Clown).
- David Johnson: Australian-American merchandise marketer and CEO of Campbell Soup company.
- Rien Poortvliet: Dutch artist, not favored by the critics but highly popular with the wealthy public.
- Abebe Bikila: Ethiopian marathon runner (Olympics-gold 1960, 1964), dies at age 46.
- Edward Hardwicke: English actor (Born 1932)
- Maurice Rabb: Jr. American ophthalmologist and academic (d. 2005)
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