Wednesday 9 April 1930


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Ladies of Leisure, directed by Frank R. Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

Ladies of Leisure

Ladies of Leisure

Directed by: Frank R. Capra

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Ralph Graves, Lowell Sherman

Country: United States

Free and Easy

Free and Easy

Directed by: Edward Sedgwick

Starring: Buster Keaton, Anita Page, Trixie Friganza

Country: United States

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Directed by: William S. Campbell

Starring: Sir Hubert Winstead, Charles Gemora, Daniel Swayne

Country: United States

City Girl

City Girl

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Charles Farrell, Mary Duncan, David Torrence

Country: United States

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Men Without Women

Men Without Women

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Kenneth MacKenna, Frank Albertson, J. Farrell MacDonald

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 April 1930 ?

  • Saint Waltrudis
  • Saint Casilda
  • Saint Ingofried
  • Saint Hugo of Rouan
  • Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nathaniel Branden: Canadian-American psychotherapist and author (d. 2014).
  • F Cotton: American chemist and academic (d. 2007).
  • Wallace McCain: Canadian businessman founded McCain Foods (d. 2011).
  • F Albert Cotton: American chemist (d. 2007).
  • Folco Quilici: Italian documentary filmmaker, a director best known for "The Lost Continent," 1954 and "The Last Paradise," 1955, both award-winners.
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What news were making the headlines those days in April 1930?

  • Time: President of the Mormon Church
  • Science: Science vol. 71 issue 1840
  • Vogue


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

Cimarron by Edna Ferber


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


By: Warwick Deeping

Light wear to red boards, firm binding, light age spotting. Gift inscription to title page. Edges of dustwrapper a little chipped and torn. Colonial edition stated on dustwrapper

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The Woman of Andros by Thornton Wilder

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

Years of Grace

By: Margaret Ayers Barnes

Book by Barnes, Margaret Ayer

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