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Friday 18 April 1930

1930-04-18

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Paramount on Parade, directed by Dorothy Arzner, 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 30 days ?

Paramount on Parade

Directed by: Dorothy Arzner

Starring: Jean Arthur, Clara Bow, Maurice Chevalier

Country: United States

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All Quiet on the Western Front

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray

Country: United States

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King of Jazz

Directed by: John Murray Anderson

Starring: Paul Whiteman, John Boles, Laura La Plante

Country: United States

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The Divorcee

Directed by: Norma Shearer

Starring: Stepan Shkurat, Semyon Svashenko, Yuliya Solntseva

Country: United States

Ladies of Leisure

Directed by: Frank R. Capra

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Ralph Graves, Lowell Sherman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 April 1930 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Clive Revill: Wellington, New Zealand -- Actor (Legend of Hell House).
  • Alfons Martin: Belgian champion swimmer.
  • Angus Lennie: Scottish actor best known for his film appearance as Archibald Ives in "The Great Escape" (1963).
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Facts:
  • BBC Radio announces that there is no news on that day.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 71 issue 1842
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dr. William H. Welch -- Apr. 14, 1930
  • Science: Science vol. 71 issue 1841

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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