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Saturday 31 October 1931, Halloween

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Lumsdaine and Dan Rather in Wharton. Platinum Blonde, directed by Frank R. Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931 while The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Ruth Kerner

Starring: Ruth Kerner

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 ?

Monkey Business

Directed by: Norman McLeod

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, The Marx Brothers

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 October 1931 ?

Holidays:
  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Lumsdaine: Composer.
  • Dan Rather in Wharton: Texas, USA; American television news anchor (CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes).
  • Dan Rather: American news broadcaster, one of the top in his competitive field, making some $3 million a year.
  • Iivo Nei: Estonian chess player and trainer.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1931?

  • Science: Science vol. 74 issue 1922
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Chiang Kai-shek & Mme. Chiang -- Oct. 26, 1931
  • Science: Science vol. 74 issue 1921

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Books

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

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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Grand Hotel

By: Vicki Baum

A grand hotel in the center of 1920s Berlin serves as a microcosm of the modern world in Vicki Baum’s celebrated novel, a Weimar-era best seller that retains all its verve and luster today.

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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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