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Thursday 1 January 1931

1931-01-01

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Amerikanka, directed by Leo Esakya, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Amerikanka

Directed by: Leo Esakya

Starring: Zaqaria Berishvili, Arkadi Khintibidze, Aleksandr Gromov

Country: United States

The Royal Family of Broadway

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Ina Claire, Fredric March, Henrietta Crosman

Country: United States

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The Blue Angel

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich, Kurt Gerron

Country: United States

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Murder!

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Herbert Marshall, Norah Baring, Phyllis Konstam

Country: United States

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Just Imagine

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: El Brendel, Maureen O'Sullivan, John Garrick

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Harriet Lee

Starring: Harriet Lee

Country: United States

Hints for Swimmers

Starring: Charles Speer

Country: United States

Poet's Favorites

Starring: Peter De Lima

Country: United States

Tashamira

Starring: Florence Kyte, Tashamira

Country: United States

Grace Yeager

Starring: Grace Yeager

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1931 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Ana Domingo Nieto: Spanish educator, linguist and retired teacher who became blind at 61 years and yet still active and dedicated to different interests (including theater) in 2012 at 81 years.
  • Jimmy Smyth: Irish hurler (d. 2013).
  • Goree Carter: American singer, guitarist, drummer, songwriter and soldier.
  • Carel Brons: Composer.
  • Siddig El Nigoumi: Ceramicist.
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1931 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Where Have You Been? - Emil Coleman & His Orchestra
  2. Them There Eyes - Gus Arnheim & His Orchestra (Vocal Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1931?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pope Pius XI -- Dec. 29, 1930
  • Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1878
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mrs. Albert Einstein -- Dec. 22, 1930

Books

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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Shadows on the Rock

By: Willa Cather

Willa Cather's novel of seventeenth-century Quebec is a luminous evocation of North American origins, and of the men and women who struggled to adapt to a new world even as they clung to the artifacts and manners of one they ...

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A White Bird Flying

By: Bess Streeter Aldrich

Abbie Deal, the matriarch of a pioneer Nebraska family, has died at the beginning of A White Bird Flying, leaving her china and heavy furniture to others and to her granddaughter Laura the secret of her dream of finer things.

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Grand Hotel

By: Vicki Baum

A grand hotel in the center of 1920s Berlin serves as a microcosm of the modern world in Vicki Baum’s celebrated novel, a Weimar-era best seller that retains all its verve and luster today.

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