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Monday 10 August 1931

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vera Colombo and Alexis Gilliland. Bad Girl, directed by Frank Borzage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bad Girl

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: James Dunn, Sally Eilers, Minna Gombell

Country: United States

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The Miracle Woman

Directed by: Frank R. Capra

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, David Manners, Sam Hardy

Country: United States

Night Nurse

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Ben Lyon, Joan Blondell

Country: United States

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Smart Money

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, James Cagney, Evalyn Knapp

Country: United States

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The Smiling Lieutenant

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Maurice Chevalier, Claudette Colbert, Miriam Hopkins

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 August 1931 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
Famous Birthdays:
  • Vera Colombo: Italian ballet dancer who made her debut at La Scala in 1953.
  • Alexis Gilliland: American writer of sci-fi, the author of seven novels as well as three collections of cartoons.
  • Tom Laughlin: American actor, producer, director and writer of low-budget independent films.
  • Eugène Letendre: French road racer cyclist, who competed professionally from 1954 to 1963.
  • Dolores Alexander: American journalist and activist (d. 2008).
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1931?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Paul W. Litchfield -- Aug. 10, 1931
  • Science: Science vol. 74 issue 1910
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Willa S. Cather -- Aug. 3, 1931

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Good Earth

By: Pearl S. Buck

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 ...

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Shadows on the Rock

By: Willa Cather

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 ...

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A White Bird Flying

By: Bess Streeter Aldrich

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.

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Grand Hotel

By: Vicki Baum

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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