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Friday 24 October 1930

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Raj Bagri and Sultan Ahmad Shah. The Doorway to Hell, directed by Archie Mayo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Doorway to Hell

Directed by: Archie Mayo

Starring: Lew Ayres, James Cagney, Charles Judels

Country: United States

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Earth

Directed by: Aleksandr Dovzhenko

Starring: Stepan Shkurat, Semyon Svashenko, Yuliya Solntseva

Country: United States

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Sinners' Holiday

Directed by: John G. Adolfi

Starring: Grant Withers, Lucille La Verne, Warren Hymer

Country: United States

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Up the River

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Claire Luce, Warren Hymer

Country: United States

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Check and Double Check

Directed by: Melville Brown

Starring: Freeman F. Gosden, Charles J. Correll, Sue Carol

Country: United States

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 1930 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
  • Raj Bagri: Indies / British Merchant in metal.
  • Sultan Ahmad Shah: King of Malaysia.
  • JP Richardson: The Big Bopper, American singer (d. 1959).
  • Big Bopper: American pop star, disc jockey and composer.
  • Johan Galtung: Norwegian sociologist, mathematician, and the principal founder of the discipline of peace and conflict studies.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • A bloodless coup d'etat in Brazil ousts Washington Luis Pereira de Sousa, the last President of the First Republic. Getulio Dornelles Vargas is then installed as ''provisional president.''
  • Revolution of 1930: Getúlio Dornelles Vargas establishes a dictatorship in Brazil.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1869
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henri Matisse -- Oct. 20, 1930
  • Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1868

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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

First edition, third printing, March 1930. Pre-Christian era story of love and its loss for sake of family. Wonderfully short novella by the author of "Our Town".

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Years of Grace

By: Margaret Ayers Barnes

Book by Barnes, Margaret Ayer

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