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Wednesday 20 August 1930

US date format: 8/20/1930, UK date format: 20/8/1930

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 20, 1930). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mario Bernardi and Frank McCourt. Animal Crackers, directed by Victor Heerman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930 On TV people were watching Betty Boop.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Animal Crackers

Directed by: Victor Heerman

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, The Marx Brothers

Country: United States

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Danger Lights

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Louis Wolheim, Jean Arthur, Robert Armstrong, Hugh Herbert

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Borrowed Wives

Directed by: Frank R. Strayer

Starring: Rex Lease, Vera Reynolds, Nita Martan, Paul Hurst

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Sweethearts on Parade

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Alice White, Lloyd Hughes, Marie Prevost, Kenneth Thomson

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Moby Dick

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: John Barrymore, Joan Bennett, Lloyd Hughes, Noble Johnson

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TV Series

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Betty Boop

Directed by: 42 Cartoons

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 1930 ?

  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mario Bernardi: Canadian conductor who formed and conducted the National Arts Center Orchestra in Ottawa in 1969, after which he began to guest conduct for operas and symphony concerts internationally.
  • Frank McCourt: Author.
  • Paul Gourdot: French freemason, the 'grand maître' of the 'Grand Orient de France' from 1981 to 1985.
  • Peter Randall: British George Medal recipient (Born 1930).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dumont's first TV broadcast for home reception (New York City).

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Planetary positions on August 20, 1930 - Geocentric view

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