Wednesday August 24, 1932

US date format: 8/24/1932, UK date format: 24/8/1932

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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 24, 1932). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include John Powless and Robert D Hales. Blondie of the Follies, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
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Blondie of the Follies

Blondie of the Follies

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Marion Davies, Robert Montgomery, Billie Dove, Jimmy Durante

Blessed Event

Blessed Event

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Lee Tracy, Mary Brian, Dick Powell, Allen Jenkins

Ride Him, Cowboy

Ride Him, Cowboy

Directed by: Fred Allen

Starring: John Wayne, Duke, Ruth Hall, Henry B. Walthall

The Age of Consent

The Age of Consent

Directed by: Gregory La Cava

Starring: Dorothy Wilson, Arline Judge, Richard Cromwell, Eric Linden

Mr. Robinson Crusoe

Mr. Robinson Crusoe

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, William Farnum, Earle Browne, Maria Alba


Historical Events

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  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
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  • 1st transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart

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