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Monday 5 January 1931

1931-01-05

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). The Naughty Flirt, directed by Edward Cline, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Naughty Flirt

Directed by: Edward Cline

Starring: Alice White, Paul Page, Myrna Loy

Country: United States

Little Caesar

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

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

Country: United States

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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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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 5 January 1931 ?

Holidays:
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joan Coxsedge: Australian politician.
  • Aaron Cohen: American senior government official, who served as Acting Deputy Administrator of NASA between 19 February 1992 and 1 November 1992.
  • Alfred Brendel: Austrian pianist poet and author.
  • Walter Davis: United States -- Running high jumper (1952 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Jean-Baptiste Neron: French homicide; strangled his friend on 7/17/1984.
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Facts:
  • 1st woman to purchase a baseball team Lucille Thomas purchases Topeka franchise in the Western League

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mahatma Gandhi, Man of the Year -- Jan. 5, 1931
  • Science: Science vol. 73 issue 1879
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pope Pius XI -- Dec. 29, 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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