It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
directed by Leo Esakya
starring: Zaqaria Berishvili, Arkadi Khintibidze, Aleksandr Gromov
- The Royal Family of Broadway
directed by George Cukor
starring: Ina Claire, Fredric March, Henrietta Crosman
- The Blue Angel
directed by Josef von Sternberg
starring: Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich, Kurt Gerron
directed by Alfred Hitchcock
starring: Herbert Marshall, Norah Baring, Phyllis Konstam
- Just Imagine
directed by David Butler
starring: El Brendel, Maureen O'Sullivan, John Garrick
Which were the important events of Tuesday, 23 December 1930 ?
- 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
Famous People born
Barbara Ruick in Pasadena
- Bette Davis arrives in Hollywood under contract to Universal Studios
- Police Bureau of Criminal Alien Investigation started in New York City, New York.
: California, USA; actress (Apache War Smoke, T? Para Mi).
Famous People died
Johannes H Been
: Brielle archivist, dies at 71
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1930 ?
Science vol. 72 issue 1877
TIME Magazine Cover: Mrs. Albert Einstein -- Dec. 22, 1930
Vogue Magazine cover
Cimarron - Edna Ferber
Exile - Warwick Deeping
The Woman of Andros - Thornton Wilder
Years of Grace - Margaret Ayers Barnes
Basket Ball Shirts
Tell the world why Tuesday, 23 December 1930 is such a special date for you!