Friday 31 January 1930


It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Men Without Women, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Men Without Women

Men Without Women

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Kenneth MacKenna, Frank Albertson, J. Farrell MacDonald

Country: United States

Anna Christie

Anna Christie

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Greta Garbo, Charles Bickford, George F. Marion

Country: United States

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The Farmer's Wife

The Farmer's Wife

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Jameson Thomas, Lillian Hall-Davis, Gordon Harker

Country: United States

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Under the Roofs of Paris

Under the Roofs of Paris

Directed by: Ren Clair

Starring: Albert Prjean, Pola Illry, Edmond T. Grville

Country: United States

Sunnyside Up

Sunnyside Up

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Marjorie White

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 1930 ?

  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
Famous Birthdays:
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  • 1st US glider flight from a dirigible, Lakehurst, New Jersey
  • First US glider flight from a dirigible, Lakehurst, New Jersey.
  • 3M begins marketing Scotch Tape.
  • The 3M company markets Scotch Tape.
  • 2 February - The Communist Party of Vietnam is established.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 71 issue 1831
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William D. Mitchell -- Jan. 27, 1930
  • Vogue


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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