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Sunday 10 August 1930

1930-08-10

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). For the Defense, directed by John Cromwell, 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 in the last months ?

For the Defense

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: William Powell, Kay Francis, Scott Kolk

Country: United States

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Dancing Sweeties

Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Grant Withers, Sue Carol, Tully Marshall

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 August 1930 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1858
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alexander Legge -- Aug. 4, 1930
  • Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1857

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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