Friday 6 February 1931
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mamie Van Doren in Rowena and Rip Torn in Texas.
Dracula, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while Years of Grace by Margaret Ayers Barnes was one of the best selling books.
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- Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
- Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
- Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
- Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
- Saint Vedastus (+540)
- Saint Dorothea, patron saint of florists
- Saint Paul Miki
- Mamie Van Doren in Rowena: South Dakota, USA; American actress (Navy versus Night Monsters) and author.
- Rip Torn in Texas: USA; American actor and director (Coma, Summer Rental, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof).
- Joan Hill: American socialite and equestrian whose unexplained death at age 38 led to her husband, John Hill, becoming the first person to be indicted by the state of Texas on the charge of murder by omission.
- Rip Torn: American actor and director of stage and film, Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated leading man and character player in over 50 TV and film roles.
- Mamie Van Doren: American actress, a platinum blonde sexpot of B movies, a poor-man's replica of Marilyn Monroe.
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