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Saturday 17 January 1931

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 17, 1931). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James Earl Jones and Douglas Wilder. City Lights, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931 On TV people were watching Looney Tunes.
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What the sky looked like on 17 January 1931

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Movies

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

City Lights

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers

Country: United States

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Seas Beneath

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: George O'Brien, Marion Lessing, Mona Maris, Walter C. Kelly

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Beau Ideal

Directed by: Herbert Brenon

Starring: Frank McCormick, Ralph Forbes, Lester Vail, Otto Matieson

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Way for a Sailor

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: John Gilbert, Wallace Beery, Jim Tully, Leila Hyams

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Sin Takes a Holiday

Directed by: Paul L. Stein

Starring: Constance Bennett, Kenneth MacKenna, Basil Rathbone, Rita La Roy

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TV Series

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Looney Tunes

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1931 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 17, 1931 - Geocentric view

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