Thursday 24 September 1931
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Monkey Business, directed by Norman McLeod, 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 24 September 1931 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 24 September 1931 ?
See other famous people born on 24 September
Anthony Newley: British-American actor and singer.
Elizabeth Blackadder: Dame Elizabeth Blackadder is a Scottish painter and printmaker.
Cardiss Collins: American lawyer and politician (d. 2013).
Brian Glanville: English journalist and author.
Bob Carrière: French electronics engineer and entrepreneur, and the inventor of the electronic lock (French: Digicode) which he patented in 1970.
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What news were making the headlines those days in September 1931?
- Time: "As Texas goes, so goes the South"
- Science: Science vol. 74 issue 1916
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Patrick Jay Hurley -- Sep. 14, 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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