Monday May 12, 1930

US date format: 5/12/1930, UK date format: 12/5/1930

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 12, 1930). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jesus Franco and Manuel Marulanda. The Lady of Scandal, directed by Sidney Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
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The Lady of Scandal

The Lady of Scandal

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Starring: Ruth Chatterton, Basil Rathbone, Ralph Forbes, Nance O'Neil

Sunny Skies

Sunny Skies

Directed by: Norman Taurog

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

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

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

Country: United States of America

Show Girl in Hollywood

Show Girl in Hollywood

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

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

Spring Is Here

Spring Is Here

Directed by: John Francis Dillon

Starring: Lawrence Gray, Alexander Gray, Bernice Claire, Louise Fazenda


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 12, 1930?


  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
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  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Marc Connelly (Green Pastures)

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