Friday 23 January 1931
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
City Lights, directed by Charles Chaplin, 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 23 January 1931 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 23 January 1931 ?
- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
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Anna Pavlova: Russian dancer, the most famous ballerina of her generation.
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1931?
- Science: Science vol. 73 issue 1882
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gerardo Machado -- Jan. 19, 1931
- Science: Science vol. 73 issue 1881
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.
Tell the world why 23 January 1931 is such a special date for you!