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Saturday 20 June 1931

1931-06-20

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Maciste in Hell, directed by Guido Brignone, 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 ?

Maciste in Hell

Directed by: Guido Brignone

Starring: Bartolomeo Pagano, Elena Sangro, Lucia Zanussi

Country: United States

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The Skin Game

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Edmund Gwenn, Jill Esmond, C.V. France

Country: United States

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Three Good Friends

Directed by: Wilhelm Thiele

Starring: Willy Fritsch, Lilian Harvey, Heinz Rhmann

Country: United States

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A Free Soul

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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The Maltese Falcon

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Bebe Daniels, Ricardo Cortez, Dudley Digges

Country: United States

TV Series

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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 20 June 1931 ?

Holidays:
  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michele Monty: France Actor.
  • Martin Landau in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actor (Mission Impossible, Tucker, Space 1999).
  • Olympia Dukakis: American stage and screen actress, Dukakis spent 40 years in her career before her "overnight" success in 1987 when she won an Academy Award for her role in "Moonstruck.
  • James Tolkan: American actor and director.
  • Arne Nordheim: Larvik, Norway -- Conductor / composer (Aftonland).
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Facts:
  • Karl Buresch becomes chancellor of Austrian

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

  • Science: Science vol. 73 issue 1903
  • Time: German Chancellor
  • Science: Science vol. 73 issue 1902

Books

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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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