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Tuesday 19 August 1930

1930-08-19

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Abraham Lincoln, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Abraham Lincoln

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Walter Huston, Una Merkel, William L. Thorne

Country: United States

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Romance

Directed by: Greta Garbo

Starring: Ina Claire, Fredric March, Henrietta Crosman

Country: United States

For the Defense

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: William Powell, Kay Francis, Scott Kolk

Country: United States

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Dancing Sweeties

Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Grant Withers, Sue Carol, Tully Marshall

Country: United States

The Dawn Patrol

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Neil Hamilton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 1930 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Compton: English author.
  • Frank McCourt: American author and educator (d. 2009).
  • D[avid] G[uy] Compton: United Kingdom -- Sci-fi author (Synthajoy, Radio Plays).
  • Jim Lansford: American football offensive lineman in the National Football League, who played one season for the Dallas Texans (1952).
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mrs. Thomas Hitchcock -- Aug. 18, 1930
  • Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1859
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Duchess of York -- Aug. 11, 1930

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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