Friday 8 May 1931
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Drácula, directed by George Melford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 8 May 1931 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Hints for Swimmers
Which were the important events of 8 May 1931 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
See other famous people born on 08 May
- Operette Land of Smiles, premieres in London
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1931?
- Science: Science vol. 73 issue 1897
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: President Alcala Zamora -- May 4, 1931
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
Set in seventeenth-century Canada, an evocation of North American origins highlights the men and women who struggled to adapt to the new world even as they clung to the one they left behind.
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.
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.
Tell the world why 8 May 1931 is such a special date for you!