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Thursday 19 May 1932

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Camille Darsières and Alma Cogan. while The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Grand Hotel

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford

Country: United States

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Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley

Country: United States

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Tarzan the Ape Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Neil Hamilton, Maureen O'Sullivan, C. Aubrey Smith

Country: United States

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One Hour with You

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Genevieve Tobin

Country: United States

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Murders in the Rue Morgue

Directed by: Robert Florey

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Sidney Fox, Leon Ames

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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 19 May 1932 ?

  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
  • Theophilus of Corte
Famous Birthdays:
  • Camille Darsières
  • Alma Cogan: English singer (Born 1932).
  • Elena Poniatowska: Mexican journalist and author, specializing in works on social and political issues focused on those considered to be disenfranchised especially women and the poor.
  • Claude Blanchard: French-Canadian singer, comedian and actor (Born 1932).
  • Paul Erdman: American economist and author (Born 1932).
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1932?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Edouard Herriot -- May 16, 1932
  • Science: Science vol. 75 issue 1950
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rt. Reverend Freemen -- May 9, 1932

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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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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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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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