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Thursday 31 December 1931, NewYear’s Eve

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 31, 1931). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean Fournet-Fayard and Michel Bernard. Emma, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931 On TV people were watching Grace Voss.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Marie Dressler, Richard Cromwell, Jean Hersholt, Myrna Loy

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Mata Hari

Directed by: George Fitzmaurice

Starring: Greta Garbo, Ramon Novarro, Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone

Country: United States

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The Devil Plays

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Jameson Thomas, Florence Britton, Thomas E. Jackson, Dorothy Christy

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Directed by: Roland West

Starring: Chester Morris, Thelma Todd, Fred Kohler, Ned Sparks

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The Champ

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Wallace Beery, Jackie Cooper, Irene Rich, Roscoe Ates

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Grace Voss

Starring: Grace Voss

Country: United States

Hints for Swimmers

Starring: Charles Speer

Country: United States

Poet's Favorites

Starring: Peter De Lima

Country: United States

Helen Haynes

Starring: Helen Haynes

Country: United States

Bridge Lesson

Starring: George Reith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean Fournet-Fayard: French pharmacist and administrative manager of St. Lipha, involved in the Furiani-Bastia case.
  • Michel Bernard: French Field and Track champion, the winner of the 5,000 m. race at Rome, and the 1,500 m. race at Tokyo, 1964.
  • Daniel P Matthews
  • Ray Graves: American football player and coach (d. 2015).
  • Rafe Mair: Canadian lawyer, political commentator and former radio personality.
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  • The Huang He floods kill between 850,000 and 4,000,000 people (the deadliest historic natural disaster).
  • Ust-Abakanskoye becomes Abakan.
  • The National Committee for Modification of the Volstead Act is formed to work for the repeal of prohibition in the United States.
  • ''The Persistence of Memory'' is put on display for the first time in Paris at the Galerie Pierre Colle.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 31, 1931 - Geocentric view

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