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Thursday 27 August 1931

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sri Chinmoy and Joe Cunningham. Waterloo Bridge, directed by James Whale, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931 while Years of Grace by Margaret Ayers Barnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Television Ghost.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Television Ghost

Starring: George Kelting

Country: United States

The Television Ghost

Starring: George Kelting

Country: United States

The Television Ghost

Starring: George Kelting

Country: United States

The Television Ghost

Starring: George Kelting

Country: United States

The Television Ghost

Starring: George Kelting

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Waterloo Bridge

Directed by: James Whale

Starring: Mae Clarke, Douglass Montgomery, Doris Lloyd

Country: United States

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Street Scene

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, William Collier Jr., Estelle Taylor

Country: United States

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Bad Girl

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: James Dunn, Sally Eilers, Minna Gombell

Country: United States

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Night Nurse

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Ben Lyon, Joan Blondell

Country: United States

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Smart Money

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, James Cagney, Evalyn Knapp

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 1931 ?

Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sri Chinmoy: Chinmoy Kumar Ghose founder of the meditation centres (Born 1931).
  • Joe Cunningham: American baseball player and coach.
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1931?

  • Time: Chairman of the Governing Board of Chase National Bank
  • Science: Science vol. 74 issue 1912
  • Time: Counsel Samuel Seabury of New York City

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Years of Grace

By: Margaret Ayers Barnes

Book by Barnes, Margaret Ayer

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The Good Earth

By: Pearl S. Buck

Nobel Laureate Pearl S. Buck’s epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Oprah Book Club selection about a vanished China and one family’s shifting fortunes.Though more than seventy years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained ...

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A White Bird Flying

By: Bess Streeter Aldrich

Abbie Deal, the matriarch of a pioneer Nebraska family, has died at the beginning of A White Bird Flying, leaving her china and heavy furniture to others and to her granddaughter Laura the secret of her dream of finer things.

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Shadows on the Rock

By: Willa Cather

Willa Cather's novel of seventeenth-century Quebec is a luminous evocation of North American origins, and of the men and women who struggled to adapt to a new world even as they clung to the artifacts and manners of one they ...

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