Tuesday 5 August 1930US date format: 8/5/1930, UK date format: 5/8/1930
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 5, 1930). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Neil Armstrong and Michal Kovac.
Animal Crackers, directed by Victor Heerman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
On TV people were watching Betty Boop.
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1930 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Neil Armstrong: American astronaut, the first man to set foot on the Moon, on 7/20/1969, 10:56 PM EDT, with the quote, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
- Neil Armstrong in Ohio: USA; X-15 pilot, first moonwalker (Gemini 8, Apollo 11).
- Michal Kovac: Slovakian politician.
- Damita DeBlanc: American actress, comedian, and lounge music performer.
- Richie Ginther: American race car driver (Born 1930).
- Michal Kováč: Slovakian lawyer and politician 1st President of Slovakia.