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Wednesday 12 November 1930

1930-11-12

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Morocco, directed by Josef von Sternberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
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Movies

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

Morocco

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich, Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

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The Bat Whispers

Directed by: Roland West

Starring: Chester Morris, Chance Ward, Una Merkel

Country: United States

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The Doorway to Hell

Directed by: Archie Mayo

Starring: Lew Ayres, James Cagney, Charles Judels

Country: United States

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Earth

Directed by: Aleksandr Dovzhenko

Starring: Stepan Shkurat, Semyon Svashenko, Yuliya Solntseva

Country: United States

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Sinners' Holiday

Directed by: John G. Adolfi

Starring: Grant Withers, Lucille La Verne, Warren Hymer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1930 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tonke Dragt: Dutch children book author (Towers of February).
  • Wilhelmus Vreeswijk: Netherlands sport Champion.
  • Ann Flood: American actress.
  • Bob Crewe: American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2014).
  • Eugene Obregon: American military, United States Marine who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for sacrificing his life to save that of a wounded comrade during the Second Battle of Seoul.
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1930 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. The Peanut Vendor - Don Azpiazu & His Havana Casino Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: National executive committee chairman, Democratic Party
  • Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1871
  • Time: Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie (formerly Ras Tafari)

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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