Wednesday 24 December 1930, Christmas Eve
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michel L'Hopitault and Robert Joffrey.
Amerikanka, directed by Leo Esakya, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 December 1930 ?
- December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
- It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
- In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
- The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
- Michel L'Hopitault: Mousseaux les Bray EXecutives.
- Robert Joffrey: [Abdullah Jaffa Anver Bey Khan]; American choreographer (Joffrey Ballet).
- John Kelley: American runner (d. 2011).
- Bandung, Java: ir Sukarno 4 years jail sentenced
- In London, Harry Grindell Matthews demonstrates his device to project pictures on the clouds.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1930 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Wayne King & His Orchestra - The Waltz You Saved for Me
- Something to Remember You By - Libby Holman
- You're Driving me Crazy - Nick Lucas
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