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Thursday 27 October 1932

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kathy Cornelius and Sylvia Plath [Victoria Lucas]. Boudu Saved from Drowning, directed by Jean Renoir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932 while The Sheltered Life by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Talkie Songs.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Talkie Songs

Starring: Saul Meriowitz, Sylvia Sherry

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Boudu Saved from Drowning

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Michel Simon, Marcelle Hainia, Svrine Lerczinska

Country: United States

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Night After Night

Directed by: Archie Mayo

Starring: George Raft, Constance Cummings, Wynne Gibson

Country: United States

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Three on a Match

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Virginia Davis, Joan Blondell, Anne Shirley

Country: United States

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Trouble in Paradise

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall

Country: United States

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The Old Dark House

Directed by: James Whale

Starring: Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 October 1932 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kathy Cornelius: LPGA golfer.
  • Sylvia Plath [Victoria Lucas]: United States -- Poet (Colossus, 3 Women, Bell Jar).
  • Pierre Béquet: French designer and engraver of postage stamps, who created more than 700 stamp designs for the French Post Office and several countries of newly independent Francophone Africa.
  • Jean-Pierre Cassel: French actor and father of a noted family of actors, his children are Vincent and Cécile.
  • Sylvia Plath: American poet and novelist known for her exquisite poetry and her autobiographical novel, “The Bell Jar,” published in 1963.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rufus D. Isaacs -- Oct. 24, 1932
  • Science: Science vol. 76 issue 1973
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lily Pons -- Oct. 17, 1932

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Books

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

The Sheltered Life

By: Ellen Glasgow

" The Sheltered Life," writes Carol S. Manning in her Afterword to this new paperback edition, is "a jewel of American literature and deserves recognition as a masterpiece of the Southern

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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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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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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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