Wednesday September 17, 1930

US date format: 9/17/1930, UK date format: 17/9/1930

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 17, 1930). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Edgar Mitchell and Hamlaoui Mekachéra. Whoopee!, directed by Thornton Freeland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930 On TV people were watching Betty Boop.
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Whoopee!

Directed by: Thornton Freeland

Starring: Eddie Cantor, Ethel Shutta, Paul Gregory, Eleanor Hunt

Country: United States of America

Half Shot at Sunrise

Directed by: Paul Sloane

Starring: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee, George MacFarlane

Check and Double Check

Directed by: Melville W. Brown

Starring: Freeman F. Gosden, Charles J. Correll, Sue Carol, Irene Rich

Country: United States of America

Big Boy

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Al Jolson, Claudia Dell, Louise Closser Hale, Lloyd Hughes

Under Montana Skies

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Kenneth Harlan, Slim Summerville, Dorothy Gulliver, Nita Martan

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Betty Boop

Directed by: 42 Cartoons

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