All About July 30th
Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia
Happy July 30th! If you want to learn more about the history of today check out the page below! We list all of today’s holidays and observations. As well as today’s horoscope, history, trivia, #1 movies and songs along with celebrity birthdays!
July 30th Holidays
- Father-in-Law Day
Being Father-in-Law is an important role and today July 30th we celebrate this important role. So today thank your father-in-law for all the help and kindness he has offered you through the years.
- International Day of Friendship
The International Day of Friendship was proclaimed in 2011 by the UN General Assembly with the hope that friendship between people, countries, cultures and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities. The aim of the day is to motivate young people to become future leaders, in community activities that include different cultures and promote international understanding and respect for diversity.
- National Cheesecake Day
How else is there to bring in National Cheesecake Day without of course, eating some cheesecake? Tell us your favorite topping. Here is a yummy recipe for you to try out. https://sugarspunrun.com/best-cheesecake-recipe/
- National Support Public Education Day
The first National Support Public Education Day was commemorated in 2010. You can learn more about this cause at this petition.
- Paperback Book Day
Paperback Book Day is observed as the anniversary of the date that the first Penguin paperbacks were published in England back in 1935. The first paperback books were made for people who liked to read on the railways. Being that hard cover books were too heavy to carry, soft covers were created.
- World Snorkeling Day
World Snorkeling Day has been observed annually on July 30th since 2016. So get your butt to the beach and do some snorkeling today! Where is your favorite place snorkel?
July 30th Horoscope Sign is Leo
Date range: July 23 – August 22
Color: Gold, Yellow, Orange
Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 10, 19
Traits: Leos are compassionate, caring, warmhearted people but also be arrogant, self centered and stubborn.
Famous Leos: Jennifer Lopez, Barack Obama, Sandra Bullock, Daniel Radcliffe, Alfred Hitchcock, Ben Affleck, Mila Kunis. Shaun Mendes, Kylie Jenner, Cole Sprouse, Demi Lovato, Jennifer Lawrence, Tom Brady, Dua Lipa, Olivia Holt and Maia Mitchell, Paul Wesley, Chris Hemsworth
July 30th Trivia
Learn today’s trivia from famous birthdays to historical events. Feel nostalgic as you look through the list of #1 movies and songs from the past!
- 762 – Baghdad is founded.
- 1626 – An earthquake in Naples, Italy, kills about 10,000 people.[
- 1729 – Founding of Baltimore, Maryland.
- 1935 – The #1 movie in the US was Curly Top starring Shirley Temple.
- 1947 – Arnold Schwarzenegger, Former Governor of California and movie actor was born in Thal, Austria.
- 1949 – The #1 movie in the US was Look for the Silver Lining.
- 1953 – The #1 song in the US was I’m Walking Behind You by Eddie Fisher.
- 1963 – Lisa Kudrow, known for her role in the tv sitcom, Friends, was born in Los Angeles, CA.
- 1965 – Lyndon B. Johnson, our 36th president, signs the Social Security Act of 1965 into law, establishing Medicare and Medicaid.
- 1968 – Terry Alan Crews is an American actor, artist, activist and former American football player was born in Flint, Mi.
- 1975 – On this day Jimmy Hoffa disappears from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, at about 2:30 p.m to never be seen again.
- 1975 – The #1 song in the US was The Hustle by Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony.
- 1984 – The #1 movie in the US was Ghostbusters starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis.
- 1987 – The #1 song in the US was Alone by Heart.
- 1999 – Joey King, American actress was born in Los Angeles, CA.
- 2003 –The last ‘old style’ Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the assembly line in a factory in Mexico.
- 2006 – After 42 years, the world’s longest running music show Top of the Pops is broadcast for the last time on BBC Two.
- 2016 – The Koch Brothers still refuse to back Trump post-nomination.
- 2016 – Zika virus was transmitted by local mosquitoes for first time in U.S.
- 2020 – U.S. Navy’s first Black female fighter pilot, Lieutenant Madeline Swegle will receive her Wings of Gold. [CBS News]
July Monthly Observances
- Bereaved Parents Month
- Bioterrorism/Disaster Education & Awareness Month
- Family Reunion Month
- Family Golf Month
- Freedom From Fear of Speaking Month
- Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month
- Herbal/Prescription Awareness Month
- International Blondie and Deborah Harry Month
- International Group B Strep Awareness Month
- International Women with Alopecia Month
- International Zine Month
- National Anti-Boredom Month
- National Wheelchair Beautification Month
- National Black Family Month
- National Blueberry Month
- National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
- National Child-Centered Divorce Month
- National “Doghouse Repairs” Month
- National Grilling Month
- National Horseradish Month
- National Hot Dog Month
- National Ice Cream Month
- National Make A Difference to Children Month
- National Recreation & Parks Month
- National Share A Sunset With Your Lover Month
- Sandwich Generation Month
- Smart Irrigation Month
- Unlucky Month for weddings
- National Picnic Month
- Social Wellness Month Tour de France Month