Friday 14 August 1931
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marylyn Roberts and Joe Duhem.
Bad Girl, directed by Frank Borzage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Television Today.
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- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Marylyn Roberts: Librarian / founding member (WIC).
- Joe Duhem: American athlete, a high school star, he was awarded a bonus with his signature of a major league baseball contract on 6/17/1950.
- Joe Feeney: American singer, a tenor on the Lawrence Welk show.
- Frederic Raphael: American-British writer, a novelist and scenarist, he was also a screenwriter of "Nothing but the Best," 1964 and "Darling," which won the Oscar in 1965.
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