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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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1930 ?
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Magazine

 Science vol. 72 issue 1877
Science vol. 72 issue 1877

Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Mrs. Albert Einstein -- Dec. 22, 1930
TIME Magazine Cover: Mrs. Albert Einstein -- Dec. 22, 1930

Magazine

 Vogue Magazine cover
Vogue Magazine cover
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Books

Cimarron - Edna Ferber

Cimarron - Edna Ferber

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Books

Exile - Warwick Deeping

Exile - Warwick Deeping

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Books

The Woman of Andros - Thornton Wilder

The Woman of Andros - Thornton Wilder

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Books

Years of Grace - Margaret Ayers Barnes

Years of Grace - Margaret Ayers Barnes

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