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Wednesday 13 May 1931

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 13, 1931). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jim Jones (cult) and Gérard Mulliez. Svengali, directed by Archie Mayo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
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Directed by: Archie Mayo

Starring: John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, Donald Crisp, Bramwell Fletcher

Country: United States

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Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke

Country: United States

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The Two Gun Man

Directed by: Phil Rosen

Starring: Ken Maynard, Tarzan, Lucille Powers, Charles King

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Directed by: Jacques Feyder

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Helen Chandler, Jean Hersholt, C. Aubrey Smith

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Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Ben Lyon, Monroe Owsley, Barbara Kent

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Historical Events

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  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jim Jones (cult)
  • Gérard Mulliez: French industrialist, who began his commercial career as a director of knitting machine manufacturing, 1956-1958 then Sales Director, 1958-1960.
  • Giulio Brogi: Italian actor who has appeared in 39 films and television shows since 1967.
  • Eileen Diss: Theatrical designer (August, Secret Places, Betrayal).
  • Sydney Lipworth: South African-English lawyer businessman and philanthropist.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Doumer is elected president of France.

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Planetary positions on May 13, 1931 - Geocentric view

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