Wednesday 12 February 1930
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Arlen Specter and John Doyle.
City Girl, directed by F.W. Murnau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 12 February 1930 ?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
See other famous people born on 12 February
Arlen Specter: American politician, the senator from Pennsylvania.
John Doyle: Irish hurler and politician (d. 2010).
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What news were making the headlines those days in February 1930?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ray Lyman Wilbur -- Feb. 10, 1930
- Science: Science vol. 71 issue 1832
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Maria Montessori -- Feb. 3, 1930
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
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.
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.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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