Monday 11 May 1931
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Stephen Smalley and Neil Michelsen.
The 3 Penny Opera, directed by G.W. Pabst, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 11 May 1931 ?
- Saint Francis of Girolamo
- Saint Estella
- Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
- Saint Odilo of Cluny
- Saint Majolus of Cluny
- Saint James Walworth
- Blessed John Rochester
- Saint Bertilla
- Saint Gengou Gangulphus
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Mamertus, first of the Ice Saints
- Roman Empire - Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Saint Gauthier of Esterp
See other famous people born on 11 May
Stephen Smalley: reverend/dean (Chester).
Neil Michelsen: American entrepreneur who developed programs for astrological computations in his spare time while working for IBM for 17 years.
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1931?
- Time: Empire builder Hubert Lyautey
- 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 ...
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 ...
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.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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