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Saturday 23 August 1930

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andy Ireland and John Fairclough. Animal Crackers, directed by Victor Heerman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930 while The Woman of Andros by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Animal Crackers

Directed by: Victor Heerman

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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Monte Carlo

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Jack Buchanan, Claud Allister

Country: United States

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Abraham Lincoln

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Walter Huston, Una Merkel, William L. Thorne

Country: United States

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For the Defense

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: William Powell, Kay Francis, Scott Kolk

Country: United States

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The Unholy Three

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Lon Chaney, Lila Lee, Elliott Nugent

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1930 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
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Facts:
  • 44th US Womens Tennis: Betty Nuthall beats Anna McCune Harper (61 64)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1930?

  • Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1860
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mrs. Thomas Hitchcock -- Aug. 18, 1930
  • Science: Science vol. 72 issue 1859

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Woman of Andros

By: Thornton Wilder

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Exile

By: Warwick Deeping

1930. Warwick, a best-selling novelist in both Europe and America in the 1920s and 1930s, became a household name in the years following the publication of Sorrell and Son.

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Cimarron

By: Edna Ferber

The basis for the Academy Award-winning major motion picture starring Best Actor nominee Richard Dix and Best Actress nominee Irene Dunne.This vivid and sweeping tale of the Oklahoma Land Rush, from Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber, traces the stunning challenges ...

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Years of Grace

By: Margaret Ayers Barnes

Book by Barnes, Margaret Ayer

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