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Tuesday 8 July 1930

1930-07-08

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). The Dawn Patrol, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Dawn Patrol

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Neil Hamilton

Country: United States

The Unholy Three

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Lon Chaney, Lila Lee, Elliott Nugent

Country: United States

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The Shame of Mary Boyle

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Sara Allgood, Edward Chapman, Barry Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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The Big House

Directed by: George Hill

Starring: Chester Morris, Wallace Beery, Lewis Stone

Country: United States

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White Hell of Pitz Palu

Directed by: Dr. Arnold Fanck

Starring: Gustav Diessl, Leni Riefenstahl, Ernst Petersen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1930 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
Famous Birthdays:
  • Antoine Bourseiller: French comedian and stage director, he married the actress Chantal Darget (a daughter: Marie Sara) and had another daughter, Rosalie, with Agnès Varda, Belgian film director.
  • Jerry Vale: American singer and actor (d. 2014).
  • Frank Slay: American songwriter, A&R director, record producer, and record label owner.
  • Valeri Aleksandrovich Yazdovsky: Russian Cosmonaut.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Louis D. Brandeis -- July 7, 1930
  • Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1853
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lucrezia Bori -- June 30, 1930

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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