Friday 18 December 1931
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include François-Henri de Virieu and Gunnel Lindblom.
Tonight or Never, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while Shadows on the Rock by Willa Cather was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 December 1931 ?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
- François-Henri de Virieu
- Gunnel Lindblom: Goeteborg, Sweden -- Actor (Hunger, Virgin Spring).
- Gene Shue
- Bill Thompson: American television host (d. 2014).
- François-Henri Virieu: French journalist, the Chief of social service at Le Monde newspaper, 1958-69.
- Allen Klein: American rock and roll business manager (d. 2009).
- Alison Plowden: English historian and author (d. 2007).
- John T "Legs" Diamond: American gangster, is murdered at age 35.
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