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Thursday 12 November 1931

1931-11-12

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Flying High, directed by Charles F. Reisner, 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 ?

Flying High

Directed by: Charles F. Reisner

Starring: Bert Lahr, Charlotte Greenwood, Pat O'Brien

Country: United States

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Blonde Crazy

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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The Champ

Directed by: Wallace Beery

Starring: Alfred Abel, Olga Tschechowa, Paul Graetz

Country: United States

Platinum Blonde

Directed by: Frank R. Capra

Starring: Jean Harlow, Loretta Young, Robert Williams

Country: United States

Susan Lenox <Her Fall and Rise>

Directed by: Greta Garbo

Starring: Bert Lahr, Charlotte Greenwood, Pat O'Brien

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Ruth Kerner

Starring: Ruth Kerner

Country: United States

The Television Ghost

Starring: George Kelting

Country: United States

The Television Ghost

Starring: George Kelting

Country: United States

The Television Ghost

Starring: George Kelting

Country: United States

The Television Ghost

Starring: George Kelting

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1931 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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Facts:
  • Maple Leaf Gardens opens in Toronto - Chicago Blackhawks beat Leafs, 2-1

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rosa Ponselle -- Nov. 9, 1931
  • Science: Science vol. 74 issue 1923
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Eugene O'Neill -- Nov. 2, 1931

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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