Saturday 13 December 1930
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Genevieve Page and Robert Prosky in Philadelphia.
The Blue Angel, directed by Josef von Sternberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
while Exile by Warwick Deeping was one of the best selling books.
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- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
- In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
- Malta - Republic Day (since 1974)
- St. Lucia's Day in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
- Genevieve Page: Actress (Day & the Hour).
- Robert Prosky in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; actor (Christine, Sergeant Jablonski - Hill Street Blues).
- Allen : American TV personality who hosts exercise shows.
- Nathan Zach: Israeli poet.
- Robert Prosky: American actor (Born 1930).
- Fritz Pregl: Slovenian chemist and physician Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1930).
- Theodore Steeg forms French government.
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- You're Driving Me Crazy! (What Did I Do?) - Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees
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