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Sunday 24 August 1930

1930-08-24

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Animal Crackers, directed by Victor Heerman, 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 ?

Animal Crackers

Directed by: Victor Heerman

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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Monte Carlo

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Jack Buchanan, Claud Allister

Country: United States

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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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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1930 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Irving Thalberg: American noted family, the only son of movie mogul Irving Thalberg and his wife, actress Norma Shearer.
  • Roger McCluskey: American race car driver (d. 1993).
  • Mickey McMahan: American born big band musician who played trumpet with the Lawrence Welk orchestra from 1966 to 1982.
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1860
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mrs. Thomas Hitchcock -- Aug. 18, 1930
  • Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1859

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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