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Monday 5 January 1931

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robert Duvall and Gérard Defois. Beau Ideal, directed by Herbert Brenon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931 On TV people were watching Looney Tunes.
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Movies

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Beau Ideal

Directed by: Herbert Brenon

Starring: Frank McCormick, Ralph Forbes, Lester Vail, Otto Matieson

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The Silver Horde

Directed by: George Archainbaud

Starring: Evelyn Brent, Joel McCrea, Louis Wolheim, Jean Arthur

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Way for a Sailor

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: John Gilbert, Wallace Beery, Jim Tully, Leila Hyams

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Sin Takes a Holiday

Directed by: Paul L. Stein

Starring: Constance Bennett, Kenneth MacKenna, Basil Rathbone, Rita La Roy

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Just Imagine

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: El Brendel, Maureen O'Sullivan, John Garrick, Marjorie White

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Looney Tunes

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Duvall: American Oscar-winning actor, director, writer, and producer, called by many as one of the greatest actors.
  • Gérard Defois: French ecclesiastic and Roman Catholic monsignor.
  • Alvin Ailey: American black gay choreographer, dancer and director, the founder of the famous Alvin Ailey Dance Theater.
  • Alfred Brendel: Austrian pianist poet and author.
  • Aaron Cohen: American senior government official, who served as Acting Deputy Administrator of NASA between 19 February 1992 and 1 November 1992.
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Facts:
  • 1st woman to purchase a baseball team Lucille Thomas purchases Topeka franchise in the Western League

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