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Wednesday 1 October 1930

1930-10-01

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Check and Double Check, directed by Melville Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Check and Double Check

Directed by: Melville Brown

Starring: Freeman F. Gosden, Charles J. Correll, Sue Carol

Country: United States

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The Big Trail

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill, El Brendel

Country: United States

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Whoopee!

Directed by: Thornton Freeland

Starring: Eddie Cantor, Ethel Shutta, Paul Gregory

Country: United States

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Elstree Calling

Directed by: Andr Charlot

Starring: Gordon Begg, Teddy Brown, Helen Burnell

Country: United States

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Scarlet Pages

Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Elsie Ferguson, Marian Nixon, John Halliday

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1930 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Richard Harris: Irish actor and versatile talent, the winner of an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award, a Grammy Award, acclaim as a pop recording artist and knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II in June 1981.
  • Philippe Noiret: French actor in TV and film, adept at both comedy and drama.
  • Frank Gardner: Australian race car driver and manager (d. 2009).
  • Naimatullah Khan: Pakistani lawyer and politician Mayor of Karachi.
  • Philippe Esnault: French film historian, filmmaker and writer, who died on 29 August 2008 in Ceret.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Soccer team WHC forms

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1930?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dwight W. Morrow -- Sep. 29, 1930
  • Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1865
  • Time: Robert 'Bobby' Tyre Jones Jr.

Books

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

Cimarron

By: Edna Ferber

The basis for the Academy Award-winning major motion picture starring Best Actor nominee Richard Dix and Best Actress nominee Irene Dunne.This vivid and sweeping tale of the Oklahoma Land Rush, from Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber, traces the stunning challenges ...

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Exile

By: Warwick Deeping

1930. Warwick, a best-selling novelist in both Europe and America in the 1920s and 1930s, became a household name in the years following the publication of Sorrell and Son.

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The Woman of Andros

By: Thornton Wilder

1930. American writer and playwright, he is best known for the Pulitzer Prize awarded his play Our Town in 1938. His second novel, The Bridge of San Luis Rey won the Pulitzer Prize in 1928.

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Years of Grace

By: Margaret Ayers Barnes

Book by Barnes, Margaret Ayer

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