Wednesday 17 August 1932
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chet Allen in Chickasha and Vidiadhar S Naipaul.
Love Me Tonight, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
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- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Chet Allen in Chickasha: Oklahoma, USA; actor (Jerry - Bonino, Slats - Troubleshooter).
- Vidiadhar S Naipaul: Trinidad -- Novelist (Middle Passage).
- V Naipaul: 2001 Nobel Prize-winning British writer known for his comic early novels set in Trinidad, his bleaker later novels of the wider world, and his autobiographical chronicles of life and travels.
- Jean-Jacques Sempé: French cartoonist.
- Jacques Sempé: Bordeaux Cartoonists.
- Pearson: American pianist and composer (d. 1980)
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