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Saturday 25 August 1934

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Stears and Valery F Bykovsky. Chained, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934 while So Red the Rose by Stark Young was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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Chained

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Otto Kruger

Country: United States

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Now and Forever

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Gary Cooper, Carole Lombard, Shirley Temple

Country: United States

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The Count of Monte Cristo

Directed by: Rowland V. Lee

Starring: Robert Donat, Elissa Landi, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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Treasure Island

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Wallace Beery, Jackie Cooper, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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Dames

Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Joan Blondell, Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Stears: Middlesex, England -- Special effects expert (Dr No).
  • Valery F Bykovsky: USSR -- Cosmonaut (Vostok V, Soyuz 22, 31 / 39).
  • Bill Malone: American musician, author and historian specializing in country music and other forms of traditional American music.
  • Lise Bacon: Canadian judge and politician Deputy Premier of Quebec.
  • Eddie Ilarde: Filipino disk jockey, television host, and Senator.
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Facts:
  • Anti-union vigilantes seize the town of McGuffey, Ohio, during the Hardin County onion pickers strike.

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  • Science: Science vol. 80 issue 2069
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cavalcade -- Aug. 20, 1934
  • Science: Science vol. 80 issue 2068

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Books

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So Red the Rose

By: Stark Young

Young's novel of war coming to the Natchez region of Mississippi has long been considered one of the best of Civil War novels. “If you would understand what was best in the Old South, its attitude toward life, you will ...

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Anthony Adverse

By: Hervey Allen

Anthony Adverse

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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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Lamb in His Bosom

By: Caroline Miller

In 1934, Caroline Miller's novel Lamb in His Bosom won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature. It was the first novel by a Georgia author to win a Pulitzer, soon followed by Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind in 1937.

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