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Tuesday 24 February 1931

1931-02-24

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). The Adventures of Prince Achmed, directed by Lotte Reiniger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
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Movies

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

The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Directed by: Lotte Reiniger

Starring: Lillian Gish, John Gilbert, Rene Adore

Country: United States

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It Pays to Advertise

Directed by: Frank Tuttle

Starring: Norman Foster, Carole Lombard, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher

Country: United States

Westfront 1918

Directed by: G.W. Pabst

Starring: Fritz Kampers, Gustav Diessl, Hans-Joachim Moebis

Country: United States

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Illicit

Directed by: Archie Mayo

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, James Rennie, Ricardo Cortez

Country: United States

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Dracula

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners

Country: United States

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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 24 February 1931 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dominic Chianese: American actor.
  • Brian Close: English cricketer and coach (d. 2015).
  • Jack Bordier: French film producer.
  • James Abourezk: American lawyer and politician, Democratic Senator from San Diego, CA.
  • Linda Cristal: Argentinean-American actress who played leading roles in Mexican films from age 16, entering Hollywood from the mid-'50s in film and TV.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Viacheslav Menzhinsky -- Feb. 23, 1931
  • Science: Science vol. 73 issue 1886
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph Deems Taylor -- Feb. 16, 1931

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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