Monday 16 November 1931
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bob Gibson and Jacques Dondoux.
Possessed, directed by Joan Crawford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 16 November 1931 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 16 November 1931 ?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
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What news were making the headlines those days in November 1931?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dino Grandi -- Nov. 16, 1931
- Science: Science vol. 74 issue 1924
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rosa Ponselle -- Nov. 9, 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 ?
Tell the world why 16 November 1931 is such a special date for you!