Sunday 12 April 1931
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Martin Boykan and Billy Vaughn in Glasgow.
City Streets, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, 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 important events of 12 April 1931 ?
- 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.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Martin Boykan: Composer.
- Billy Vaughn in Glasgow: Kentucky, USA; singer ("Chapel by the Sea").
- Chico Anysio: Brazilian comedian, very popular with own program for decades, has created and played over 100 different characters.
- Leonid Derbenyov: Russian poet and songwriter (d. 1995).
- Spanish voters reject the monarchy.
- Joe McCarthy debuts as New York Yankees' manager.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1931 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Somebody Loves You - Ted Lewis & His Band
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