Saturday 19 September 1931
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques Calvet and Brook Benton.
Monkey Business, directed by Norman McLeod, 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.
On TV people were watching Ruth Kerner.
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- Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
- Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
- International Talk Like a Pirate Day
- Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
- Chile - Armed Forces Day
- Church of England - Theodore of Tarsus
- Also see September 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Januarius
- In ancient Greece, the sixth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the procession to Eleusis began at the Kerameikos in Athens.
- Jacques Calvet: French civil servant in a number of ministries from 1959: Assistant general director, 1974, General director, 1976 and President of B.N.
- Brook Benton: singer (Just a Matter of Time), dies of meningitis at age 56.
- Ray Danton in New York City: New York, USA; actor/director (The Longest Day, Psychic Killer).
- Brook Benton in Camden: South Carolina, USA; singer (Frankie and Johnny).
- Jean-Claude Carrière: French novelist, screenwriter, actor, director, and Academy Award honoree.
- Derek Gardner: British Formula 1 car designer (Born 1931).
- 14th PGA Championship: Tom Creavy at Wannamoisett Country Club - Rumford, Rhode Island
- Japanese troops conquer Mukden, South Manchuria
- Lefty Grove wins his 30th game of season over White Sox, 2-1
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