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Sunday 12 April 1931

1931-04-12

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). City Streets, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, 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 30 days ?

City Streets

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Gary Cooper, Sylvia Sidney, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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The Bad Sister

Directed by: Hobart Henley

Starring: Conrad Nagel, Sidney Fox, Bette Davis

Country: United States

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Mary

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Alfred Abel, Olga Tschechowa, Paul Graetz

Country: United States

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The Front Page

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Pat O'Brien, Mary Brian

Country: United States

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Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Anne Chevalier, Matahi, Hitu

Country: United States

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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 12 April 1931 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Spanish voters reject the monarchy.
  • Joe McCarthy debuts as New York Yankees' manager.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Somebody Loves You - Ted Lewis & His Band

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 73 issue 1893
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King Alfonso XIII -- Apr. 6, 1931
  • Science: Science vol. 73 issue 1892

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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