Thursday 15 January 1931
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Derek Meddings and Murad Kazhlayev.
The Painted Desert, directed by Howard Higgin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Myndell Louis (1931 TV Series).
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- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Derek Meddings: Special effects technician.
- Murad Kazhlayev: Composer.
- Thomas Hoving in New York City: New York, USA; news correspondent (20/20).
- Ileana Ghione: Italian theatre and television actress, who died in Rome on 4 December 2005.
- Lorenzo Bettini: Italy sport Champion.
- Lee Bontecou: American painter and sculptor
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