Tuesday 17 November 1931
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Nora and Véra Belmont.
Possessed, directed by Joan Crawford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while A White Bird Flying by Bess Streeter Aldrich was one of the best selling books.
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- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Pierre Nora: French historian elected to the Académie Française on 7 June 2001.
- Véra Belmont
- Robert Bober
- Jean-Pierre Babelon: French historian, curator of the National Archives.
- Connie Grippo: American astrologer, a member of ISAR.
- Gregory Luna: American politician who served as a Democrat in both the Texas House of Representatives and the Texas Senate for the 14 years from 1985 to 1999.
- Bradman scores 135 NSW vs. South Africa, 128 mins, 15 fours
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