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Thursday 8 May 1930

US date format: 5/8/1930, UK date format: 8/5/1930

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 8, 1930). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gary Snyder and Heather Harper. Sunny Skies, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sunny Skies

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Benny Rubin, Marceline Day, Rex Lease, Marjorie Kane

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All Quiet on the Western Front

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Country: United States

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Show Girl in Hollywood

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Alice White, Jack Mulhall, Blanche Sweet, Ford Sterling

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Directed by: Aleksandr Dovzhenko

Starring: Stepan Shkurat, Semyon Svashenko, Yuliya Solntseva, Yelena Maksimova

Country: United States

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Lovin' the Ladies

Directed by: Melville W. Brown

Starring: Richard Dix, Lois Wilson, Allen Kearns, Rita La Roy

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1930 ?

  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gary Snyder: American poet, author and member of the beat-generation with Ginsberg and Kerouac, the prototype for "Dharma Bums.
  • Heather Harper: Irish-English soprano.
  • Jacques Frémontier: French historian, sociologist, novelist, journalist (director from 1965 to 1969 of Paris Jour; editor of Paris Presse 1962-1965), and television producer and writer (1967-1983).
  • Totie Fields: Comedian.
  • René Maltête: French photographer and poet (d. 2000).
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Planetary positions on May 08, 1930 - Geocentric view

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