Monday January 13, 1930

US date format: 1/13/1930, UK date format: 13/1/1930

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 13, 1930). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Françoise Prévost and Roman Ciesiewicz. Anna Christie, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
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Anna Christie

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Greta Garbo, Charles Bickford, George F. Marion, Marie Dressler

Country: United States of America

Woman to Woman

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Betty Compson, George Barraud, Juliette Compton, Margaret Chambers

The Virginian

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Gary Cooper, Walter Huston, Mary Brian, Richard Arlen

Country: United States of America

The Racketeer

Directed by: Howard Higgin

Starring: Robert Armstrong, Carole Lombard, Roland Drew, Paul Hurst

Country: United States of America

After the Ball

Directed by: Sean Garrity


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  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).


  • The first Mickey Mouse comic strip is published, in the New York Mirror newspaper in the USA. The strip is initially written by Walt Disney, and drawn by Ub Iwerks.

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