Friday 21 August 1931
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gregg Smith and Nancy Hadley in Los Angeles.
Street Scene, directed by King Vidor, 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 The Television Ghost.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1931 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Gregg Smith: Composer.
- Nancy Hadley in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Love That Jill, Joey Bishop Show).
- Jean Molinari: France sport Champion.
- Michel Wyn: French director who has worked extensively in the television industry.
- Louis Rey: La Tronche physician.
- Babe Ruth hits his 600th home run (New York Yankees beat Saint Louis Browns 11-7).
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