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Thursday 20 August 1931

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Louis Mermaz and Bernhard Becher. Bombs Over Monte Carlo, directed by Hanns Schwarz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931 On TV people were watching The Television Ghost.
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Movies

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Bombs Over Monte Carlo

Directed by: Hanns Schwarz

Starring: Hans Albers, Anna Sten, Heinz Rühmann, Ida Wüst

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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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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

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Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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  • 45th US Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Eileen Whitingstall (64 61)

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