It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

  • AmerikankaAmerikanka
    directed by Leo Esakya
    starring: Zaqaria Berishvili, Arkadi Khintibidze, Aleksandr Gromov
  • The Royal Family of BroadwayThe Royal Family of Broadway
    directed by George Cukor
    starring: Ina Claire, Fredric March, Henrietta Crosman
  • The Blue AngelThe Blue Angel
    directed by Josef von Sternberg
    starring: Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich, Kurt Gerron
  • Murder!Murder!
    directed by Alfred Hitchcock
    starring: Herbert Marshall, Norah Baring, Phyllis Konstam
  • Just ImagineJust Imagine
    directed by David Butler
    starring: El Brendel, Maureen O'Sullivan, John Garrick
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Tuesday, 23 December 1930 ?


Holidays
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
  • Japan - The Emperor's Birthday - Birthday of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan
  • Roman festivals - Larentalia, a festival in honor of Larenta
  • Ancient Latvia - Ziemassvetki held

Facts
  • Bette Davis arrives in Hollywood under contract to Universal Studios
  • Police Bureau of Criminal Alien Investigation started in New York City, New York.

Famous People born
Barbara Ruick in Pasadena: California, USA; actress (Apache War Smoke, T? Para Mi).

Famous People died
Johannes H Been: Brielle archivist, dies at 71
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Magazine Covers

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

  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Mrs. Albert Einstein -- Dec. 22, 1930 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Mrs. Albert Einstein -- Dec. 22, 1930
  •  Vogue Magazine cover Vogue
  •  Science vol. 72 issue 1877 Science
    Science vol. 72 issue 1877
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Books

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

Cimarron by Edna Ferber

Cimarron

by Edna Ferber


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.

Exile by Warwick Deeping

Exile

by Warwick Deeping


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.

Years of Grace by Margaret Ayers Barnes

Years of Grace

by Margaret Ayers Barnes


Book annotation not available for this title.Title: Years of GraceAuthor: Barnes, Margaret AyerPublisher: Cherokee PubPublication Date: 1990/09/01Number of Pages: Binding Type: HARDCOVERLibrary of Congress: 90045838

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