Sunday 24 August 1930
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mickey McMahan and Irving Thalberg.
Animal Crackers, directed by Victor Heerman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
while Years of Grace by Margaret Ayers Barnes was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1930 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Mickey McMahan: American born big band musician who played trumpet with the Lawrence Welk orchestra from 1966 to 1982.
- Irving Thalberg: American noted family, the only son of movie mogul Irving Thalberg and his wife, actress Norma Shearer.
- Roger McCluskey: American race car driver (d. 1993).
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