Tuesday 24 November 1931
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
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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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 24 November 1931 ?
- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
- Teacher's Day in Turkey
See other famous people born on 24 November
Arthur Chaskalson: South African lawyer and judge 18th Chief Justice of South Africa (d. 2012).
John Murphy: American mechanical engineer and CEO of Dresser Industries, a mining supplier.
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What news were making the headlines those days in November 1931?
- Time: Harvard football captain
- Science: Science vol. 74 issue 1925
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dino Grandi -- Nov. 16, 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.
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