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Saturday 17 May 1930

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 17, 1930). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Frank Price (producer) and Betty Carter. Sunny Skies, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
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What the sky looked like on 17 May 1930

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Movies

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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Lovin' the Ladies

Directed by: Melville W. Brown

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

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Mammy

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Al Jolson, Lois Moran, Lowell Sherman, Louise Dresser

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 1930 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
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Facts:
  • 56th Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:07.6.
  • French Prime Minister André Tardieu decides to withdraw the remaining French troops from the Rhineland (they depart by June 30).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 17, 1930 - Geocentric view

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