Friday 2 January 1931
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Angelo Scalzone and Marino Moretti.
Little Caesar, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while Shadows on the Rock by Willa Cather was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Myndell Louis (1931 TV Series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 2 January 1931 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- Angelo Scalzone: Italian Gold Medal winner for shot-put at the Olympics at Monaco, 1972.
- Marino Moretti: Italy sport Champion.
- Michel Montagne: Wattignies EXecutives.
- James Murray: Scottish mathematician and academic.
- Toshiki Kaifu: Japanese lawyer and politician 76th Prime Minister of Japan.
- South Dakota native Ernest Lawrence invents the cyclotron, used to accelerate particles to study nuclear physics.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1931 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Where Have You Been? - Emil Coleman & His Orchestra
- Them There Eyes - Gus Arnheim & His Orchestra (Vocal Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby)
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