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Thursday 17 January 1935

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paul O[sborne] Williams and Ruth Ann Minner. David Copperfield, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935 while Vein of Iron by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

David Copperfield

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Freddie Bartholomew, Frank Lawton, Edna May Oliver

Country: United States

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The Lives of a Bengal Lancer

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Gary Cooper, Franchot Tone, Richard Cromwell

Country: United States

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Forsaking All Others

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable

Country: United States

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Bright Eyes

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Shirley Temple, James Dunn, Jane Darwell

Country: United States

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Babes in Toyland

Directed by: Gus Meins

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Virginia Karns

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1935 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
  • Paul O[sborne] Williams: United States -- Sci-fi author (Ends of the Circle).
  • Ruth Ann Minner: American politician, businesswoman and 72nd Governor of Delaware.
  • Jimmy Powell in Dallas: Texas, USA; PGA golfer (1990 Southwestern Bell Classic).
  • Jimmy Powell: American golfer who played on the PGA Tour in the 1960s and 1970s, but whose greatest success came on the Senior PGA Tour in the early to mid-1990s.
  • Ruth Minner: American businesswoman and politician 72nd Governor of Delaware.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1935?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry Ford -- Jan. 14, 1935
  • Science: Science vol. 81 issue 2089
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Man of the Year -- Jan. 7, 1935

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Books

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Vein of Iron

By: Ellen Glasgow

A novel that takes place in the Valley of Virginia, tracing the experience of a family with four generations of strong women.

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Good-bye, Mr. Chips

By: James Hilton

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (originally, Good-bye, Mr. Chips) is a short novel about the life of a schoolteacher, Mr. Chipping, written by the English writer James Hilton, published in the United States in June 1934 by Little, Brown and Company and ...

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Time Out of Mind

By: Rachel Field

STATED FIRST PRINTING. March 1971 Signet(NAL) mass market paperback, Rachel Field (And Now Tomorrow). After the death of her father, ten year old Kate Fernald and her mother head to the coast of Maine where mom has a job as ...

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Green Light

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Green Light, 1935 novel by Lloyd Douglas. Hardcover with dust jacket, 326 pages, published by Grosset & Dunlap.

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