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1930


Jan
20
Birthday of Buzz Aldrin Birthday of Buzz Aldrin (1930)Space Race: 20th Century Timeline and Firsts

30
Birthday of Gene HackmanBirthday of Gene Hackman (1930)Top 10 Supervillain Portrayals in Movies
Top 10 Fictional Movie Presidents

Feb
4
Snickers first goes on saleSnickers first goes on sale (1930)How to Make Homemade Snickers Bar: Recipe

Mar
24
Birthday of Steve McQueenSteve McQueen is born (1930). He starred in the movies The Great Escape and Papillon.Top 10 Prison Escape Films

30
Birthday of Rolf HarrisBirthday of Rolf Harris (1930)Top 10 Celebrity Falls from Grace

Apr
6
Twinkies are inventedTwinkies are invented by James Alexander Dewar (1930)Top 10 Iconic Junk Foods

19
The TV series Looney Tunes airs its first episodeThe TV series Looney Tunes airs its first episode (1930)Top 10 Greatest Cartoon Rivalries

21
Release: All Quiet on the Western Front is releasedAll Quiet on the Western Front is released (1930)Top 10 Movies of the 1930s

May
27
Chrysler Building opens to the public in NYThe 1,046 feet (319 m) Chrysler Building in New York City, the tallest man-made structure at the time, opens to the public (1930)Top 10 Skyscrapers To See Before You Die

31
Birthday of Clint EastwoodBirth of actor and director Clint Eastwood (1930)Clint Eastwood: Career of the Oscar-Winning Actor and Director
Top 10 Modern Directors
Top 10 Western Movie Gunfights
Top 10 Career Defining Movies
Top 10 Ultimate Decade Defining Actors

Jul
4
Birthday of George Steinbrenner Birthday of George Steinbrenner (1930)Greatest Sports Franchises - New York Yankees

7
Death of Sir Arthur Conan DoyleDeath of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1930)Sherlock Holmes: Fiction's Greatest Detective
Top 10 Notes: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Aug
5
Birthday of Neil Armstrong Birthday: Neil Armstrong (1930) Space Race: 20th Century Timeline and Firsts

9
Betty Boop made her cartoon debut in Dizzy Dishes Betty Boop made her cartoon debut in Dizzy Dishes (1930)The Origins of Betty Boop
Top 10 Iconic Cartoon Characters of All Time

25
Birthday of Sean ConneryBirthday of Sean Connery (1930)Top 10 Best Sean Connery Performances
Top 10 Alternate Casting Choices in Film
Top 10 James Bond Movies

30
Birth of American businessman Warren Buffett.Birth of American businessman Warren Buffett. He is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is widely considered the most successful investor of the 20th century.Warren Buffett: Bio of the World’s Greatest Businessman

Sep
9
Birthday of Frank LucasBirthday of Frank Lucas, the criminal depicted in the movie American Gangster (1930)Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Gangsters

23
Birthday of Ray CharlesBirthday of Ray Charles (1930)Top 10 Male Vocalists
Top 10 Music Biopic Performances
Top 10 Decade Defining Songs: 1960s

Oct
24
Birthday of The Big BopperThe Day the Music Died: The Lives and Deaths of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Vales and J.P. The Big Bopper RichardsonThe Day the Music Died: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper

Nov
15
Release: Hell's AngelsThe film Hell's Angels is released (1930)Top 10 Greatest Airplane Movies