Thursday 16 January 1930
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Norman Podhoretz in Brooklyn and Clarence Ray Allen.
Anna Christie, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
while Cimarron by Edna Ferber was one of the best selling books.
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- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Norman Podhoretz in Brooklyn: New York, USA; author/editor (New York Post).
- Clarence Ray Allen: American murderer (d. 2006).
- Nicole Ladmiral: French actress, who died in Paris on 11 April 1958.
- Louis Poletti: France sport Champion.
- Clarence Allen: American murderer (d. 2006).
- Mary McMorrow: American lawyer and judge (d. 2013)
- Norman Podhoretz: American journalist and author
- Paula Tilbrook: English actress
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