Saturday 4 May 1929
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
The Black Watch, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Paige Rense: American editor of Architectural Digest magazine.
- Sidney Lamb: American linguist.
- Manuel Contreras: Chilean general (d. 2015).
- Sydney Lamb: American linguist and academic.
- Ronald Golias: Brazilian comedian on television.
- Audrey Hepburn: Belgian actress and humanitarian who began as a ballet student and worked as a dancer, chorus girl and cabaret entertainer. She moved to London in 1948 to study ballet. From there, she went into the chorus, and then to her 25 films. As an actress, she won an Oscar for "Roman Holiday," 1953, and a Tony award for her performance in "Ondine," 1954. She received four other Oscar nominations for "Sabrina," 1954, "The Nun's Story," 1959, "Breakfast at Tiffany's," 1961 and "Wait Until Dark," 1967. In r
- Henry Morton Dunham: Composer, dies at 75.
- Lou Gehrig hits three consecutive homeruns, New York Yankees 11, Detroit Tigers 9.
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