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Wednesday 24 December 1930

1930-12-24

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Amerikanka, directed by Leo Esakya, 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 ?

Amerikanka

Directed by: Leo Esakya

Starring: Zaqaria Berishvili, Arkadi Khintibidze, Aleksandr Gromov

Country: United States

The Royal Family of Broadway

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Ina Claire, Fredric March, Henrietta Crosman

Country: United States

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The Blue Angel

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich, Kurt Gerron

Country: United States

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Murder!

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Herbert Marshall, Norah Baring, Phyllis Konstam

Country: United States

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Just Imagine

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: El Brendel, Maureen O'Sullivan, John Garrick

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 1930 ?

Holidays:
  • 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.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Bandung, Java: ir Sukarno 4 years jail sentenced
  • In London, Harry Grindell Matthews demonstrates his device to project pictures on the clouds.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Wayne King & His Orchestra - The Waltz You Saved for Me
  2. Something to Remember You By - Libby Holman
  3. You're Driving me Crazy - Nick Lucas

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mrs. Albert Einstein -- Dec. 22, 1930
  • Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1877
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mary Garden -- Dec. 15, 1930

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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