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Friday 8 August 1930

US date format: 8/8/1930, UK date format: 8/8/1930

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1930). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jerry Tarkanian and Nita Talbot in New York City. 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 most popular movies released in the last months ?

Animal Crackers

Directed by: Victor Heerman

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, The Marx Brothers

Country: United States

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Danger Lights

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Louis Wolheim, Jean Arthur, Robert Armstrong, Hugh Herbert

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Borrowed Wives

Directed by: Frank R. Strayer

Starring: Rex Lease, Vera Reynolds, Nita Martan, Paul Hurst

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Sweethearts on Parade

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Alice White, Lloyd Hughes, Marie Prevost, Kenneth Thomson

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Moby Dick

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: John Barrymore, Joan Bennett, Lloyd Hughes, Noble Johnson

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TV Series

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Betty Boop

Directed by: 42 Cartoons

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1930 ?

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jerry Tarkanian: American basketball coach whose career of 31 years, up to the 1991/92 season, was distinguished by both success and by scandal.
  • Nita Talbot in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Supertrain, Here We Go Again).
  • Joan Mondale: American wife of Walter Mondale 32nd Second Lady of the United States (d. 2014).
  • Terry Nation: Welsh novelist and screenwriter, creator of the Daleks (Born1930).
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  • St. Louis Cardinals are 12 games back in NL, and go on to win pennant

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Planetary positions on August 08, 1930 - Geocentric view

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