Tuesday 13 October 1931
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Raymond Kopa and Eddie Mathews.
Susan Lenox <Her Fall and Rise>, directed by Greta Garbo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while Grand Hotel by Vicki Baum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ruth Kerner.
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- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
- Raymond Kopa: France sport Champion.
- Eddie Mathews: American baseball star with the Milwaukee Braves, giving them a "fearsome home run punch.
- Janice Elliott: Novelist.
- Ed Matthews American baseball player: Hall of Fame/Milwaukee Braves/home run hitter (512) (dies 2001).
- Edwin Mathews: Texarkana sports Champions.
- Ernst Didring: Swedish author (Born 1868).
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