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Sunday 16 August 1931

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 16, 1931). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Forrest Mars Jr and Eydie Gorme. Street Scene, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931 On TV people were watching The Television Ghost.
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What the sky looked like on 16 August 1931

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Movies

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

Street Scene

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, William Collier Jr., Estelle Taylor, Beulah Bondi

Country: United States

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Sporting Blood

Directed by: Charles Brabin

Starring: Clark Gable, Ernest Torrence, Madge Evans, Lew Cody

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The Mystery Train

Directed by: Phil Whitman

Starring: Hedda Hopper, Marceline Day, Nick Stuart, Bryant Washburn

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East of Borneo

Directed by: George Melford

Starring: Rose Hobart, Charles Bickford, Georges Renavent, Lupita Tovar

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The Miracle Woman

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, David Manners, Sam Hardy, Beryl Mercer

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Television Ghost

Starring: George Kelting

Country: United States

Television Today

Starring: Charles E. Butterfield

Country: United States

Dick & Larry

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1931 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 16, 1931 - Geocentric view

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