Monday 28 July 1930


It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). For the Defense, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

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

For the Defense

For the Defense

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: William Powell, Kay Francis, Scott Kolk

Country: United States

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Dancing Sweeties

Dancing Sweeties

Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Grant Withers, Sue Carol, Tully Marshall

Country: United States

The Dawn Patrol

The Dawn Patrol

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Neil Hamilton

Country: United States

The Unholy Three

The Unholy Three

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Lon Chaney, Lila Lee, Elliott Nugent

Country: United States

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The Shame of Mary Boyle

The Shame of Mary Boyle

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Sara Allgood, Edward Chapman, Barry Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 July 1930 ?

  • St. Celsus
  • St. Victor
  • St. Innocent
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
  • San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
Famous Birthdays:
  • Colette Duval: French female sports parachutist/skydiver, fashion model, actress and author of the book 'S'en fout la mort' (don't care about death).
  • Firoza Begum: Bangladeshi singer (d. 2014).
  • Kimbrough: American singer and guitarist (d. 1998).
  • Jean Roba: Belgian author and illustrator (d. 2006).
  • Ramsey Withers: Canadian general (d. 2014).
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  • 114 degrees F (46 degrees C), Greensburg, Kentucky (state record high).
  • Uruguay beats Argentina 4–2 in the first association football World Cup Final.
  • New York station W2XBS is put in charge of NBC broadcast engineers.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Richard B. Bennett -- July 28, 1930
  • Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1856


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Cimarron by Edna Ferber


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


By: Warwick Deeping

Light wear to red boards, firm binding, light age spotting. Gift inscription to title page. Edges of dustwrapper a little chipped and torn. Colonial edition stated on dustwrapper

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The Woman of Andros by Thornton Wilder

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

Years of Grace

By: Margaret Ayers Barnes

Book by Barnes, Margaret Ayer

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