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Tuesday 3 February 1931

1931-02-03

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). By Rocket to the Moon, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

By Rocket to the Moon

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Klaus Pohl, Willy Fritsch, Gustav von Wangenheim

Country: United States

Fighting Caravans

Directed by: Otto Brower

Starring: Gary Cooper, Lili Damita, Ernest Torrence

Country: United States

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Inspiration

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Greta Garbo, Robert Montgomery, Lewis Stone

Country: United States

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City Lights

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee

Country: United States

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Cimarron

Directed by: Richard Dix

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Glenda Farrell

Country: United States

TV Series

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

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 3 February 1931 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Berlindis, Celsa and Nona.
  • Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.
  • United States - Four Chaplains Day.
  • Saint Blaise, Catholics visit churches to have their throats blessed.
  • Saint Ansgar, patron saint of Denmark
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Hill: American plastic surgeon indicted on a charge of murdering his wife, the Texan socialite and equestrian Joan Robinson Hill.
  • Gilbert Desmet: Belgian cyclist.
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Facts:
  • Arkansas legislature passes motion to pray for soul of H L Mencken after he calls the state the "apex of moronia".
  • The Hawke's Bay earthquake, New Zealand's worst natural disaster, kills 258.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George Wickersham -- Feb. 2, 1931
  • Science: Science vol. 73 issue 1883
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator William Borah -- Jan. 26, 1931

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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