Monday 31 August 1931
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean Marc Beliveau and Jean Beliveau.
Waterloo Bridge, directed by James Whale, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
On TV people were watching The Television Ghost.
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- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Jean Marc Beliveau: NHL center (Montreal Canadiens, 10 Stanley Cups).
- Jean Beliveau: Canadian professional ice hockey player who played parts of 20 seasons with the National Hockey League's (NHL) Montreal Canadiens from 1950 to 1971.
- Alfred Haynes: American airline pilot and a regular guest speaker at social events.
- Rolf Nilsen: Norwegian revue artist, singer, and actor.
- Roger Meindre: French clergyman, the Bishop of Mende from 1983 to 1989 then Archbishop of Albi from 1989 to 1999.
- Noble Willingham: American actor best known for his role as C.D. Parker on the TV series Walker, Texas Ranger (1993-1999).
- Jean Béliveau: Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2014)
- Marcel Planiol: French private law scholar.
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