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Sunday 17 January 1932

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sheree North . Taxi!, directed by Roy Del Ruth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932 while The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Television Magic.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Television Magic

Starring: Edwin Howard

Country: United States

Mortimer Miller

Starring: Mortimer Miller

Country: United States

Gertrude Hintlian

Starring: Gertrude Hintlian

Country: United States

Harry Fries and His Musical Saw

Starring: Harry Fries

Country: United States

Hair Fashions

Starring: Ferdinand Graf

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Taxi!

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

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

Country: United States

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Prestige

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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Arrowsmith

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Ronald Colman, Helen Hayes, Richard Bennett

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1932 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sheree North: American actress singer and dancer (d. 2005).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Albert Jacka: Australian captain Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1932).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 75 issue 1933
  • Time: B&O Railroad President
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Books

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

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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Magnolia Street

By: Louis Golding

Louis Golding (1895-1958), a Ukrainian-Jewish writer born in Manchester, wrote Magnolia Street, a 1932 bestseller based on the Hightown area of Manchester, as it was in the 1920s featuring a street divided into 'gentile' and 'Jewish' sides.

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Sons

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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