Monday 21 April 1930


It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Paramount on Parade, directed by Dorothy Arzner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Paramount on Parade

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

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

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

The Divorcee

Directed by: Norma Shearer

Starring: Stepan Shkurat, Semyon Svashenko, Yuliya Solntseva

Country: United States

Ladies of Leisure

Ladies of Leisure

Directed by: Frank R. Capra

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Ralph Graves, Lowell Sherman

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 April 1930 ?

  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
  • Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
Famous Birthdays:
  • Don Tyson: Founder of Tyson Foods.
  • Obie Henderson: American real estate broker who lived and traveled with Richard Eberling for 30 years as a couple from the time they met in 1960.
  • Hilda Hilst: Brazilian writer who often described herself as "the forgotten poet.
  • Silvana Mangano: Rome, Italy -- Actress (Death in Venice, Barabbas).
  • Dieter Roth: German-Swiss illustrator and sculptor (d. 1998).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322
  • Fire (set as part of an escape attempt) at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 320.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Philip Snowden -- Apr. 21, 1930
  • Science: Science vol. 71 issue 1842
  • Vogue


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Cimarron by Edna Ferber


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


By: Warwick Deeping

Light wear to red boards, firm binding, light age spotting. Gift inscription to title page. Edges of dustwrapper a little chipped and torn. Colonial edition stated on dustwrapper

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The Woman of Andros by Thornton Wilder

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

Years of Grace

By: Margaret Ayers Barnes

Book by Barnes, Margaret Ayer

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