Thursday 16 October 1930
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
The Doorway to Hell, directed by Archie Mayo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1930?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sergei Koussevitsky -- Oct. 13, 1930
- Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1867
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Harry Emerson Fosdick -- Oct. 6, 1930
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Restless Yancey Cravat, a pioneer newspaper editor and lawyer, settles in Osage, a muddy town thrown together overnight when the Oklahoma territory opens in 1889. To this place he brings his wife Sabra, a woman both conventional and well-bred.
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.
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