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Saturday 23 May 1931

1931-05-23

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). The Maltese Falcon, directed by Roy Del Ruth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Maltese Falcon

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Bebe Daniels, Ricardo Cortez, Dudley Digges

Country: United States

Svengali

Directed by: Archie Mayo

Starring: John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Le Million

Directed by: Ren Clair

Starring: Annabella, Ren Lefvre, Jean-Louis Allibert

Country: United States

The 3 Penny Opera

Directed by: G.W. Pabst

Starring: Rudolf Forster, Lotte Lenya, Carola Neher

Country: United States

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Drácula

Directed by: George Melford

Starring: Carlos Villaras, Lupita Tovar, Barry Norton

Country: United States

TV Series

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

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 23 May 1931 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Whipsnade Zoo opens in Whipsnade Beds England

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 73 issue 1899
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kenkichi Kagami -- May 18, 1931
  • Science: Science vol. 73 issue 1898

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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